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Karnataka District Bans Poultry from Bird flu-bit Kerala, Five Districts Remain on Alert

A employee feeds chickens at a poultry farm at Chabba village, close to Amritsar on Thursday. (PTI)

Allaying fears over chook flu spreading within the state, he mentioned measures have been taken to make sure poultry farms and poultry merchandise within the district weren’t affected by the illness.

  • IANS Mangaluru
  • Last Updated: January 09, 2021, 08:44 IST
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Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district banned entry of poultry and their merchandise from chook flu-hit Kerala, an official mentioned on Friday.

Poultry and its merchandise like eggs and rooster have been banned getting into the district from throughout the border as a precautionary measure as a consequence of avian flu unfold within the neighbouring state, Deputy Commissioner Okay.V. Rajendra mentioned in an order.

Allaying fears over chook flu spreading within the state, he mentioned measures have been taken to make sure poultry farms and poultry merchandise within the district weren’t affected by the illness.

Poultry farm homeowners and the general public have been requested to alert the district authority on the earliest in case of unnatural demise of poultry birds or chicks.

On the demise of 6 crows within the district, Rajendra mentioned as their take a look at studies have been detrimental, there was no trigger for concern though vigil had been stepped as much as monitor all birds throughout the district.

Four Karnataka districts – Chamarajanagar, Dakshin Kannada, Kodagu and Mysuru – have been on alert since Wednesday after the demise of many geese have been reported from Kerala’s Alappuzha and Kottayam districts.

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