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Tuesday, March 02, 2021

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Pune: Consumption levels return to normal, but overproduction keeps chicken prices low

February 23, 2021 5:04 am

On January 8, the state reported its first case of bird flu when some poultry birds in Parbhani tested positive for the virus.

Punjab: Area near Alipur Naggal wetlands declared infected with bird flu

February 23, 2021 1:54 am

The DC said that the area within one kilometre radius from epicentre (area adjacent to the wetlands used by migratory birds at Alipur Naggal village has been declared as “infected zone” and further area between 1-10 kilometre radius from epicentre as “surveillance zone”.

Bird flu impact: Chicken prices still low in Maharashtra, though consumption back to normal

February 22, 2021 7:10 pm

In January, consumption had dropped as people avoided poultry meat and eggs over bird flu fears, although properly cooked meat and eggs are completely safe.

Shut On Jan 18 Due To Bird Flu Outbreak: Repairs on Red Fort nearly done, set to reopen soon

February 17, 2021 1:47 am

The Red Fort was shut on January 18 due to the outbreak of Avian Flu detected there by the district administration and Delhi’s disaster management authority. The order was continued “till further notice” on February 1 citing the same reason.

Gujarat: 17,000 birds to be culled after avian flu detected at poultry farm in Tapi

February 16, 2021 5:46 am

After the test reports, confirmed the presence of H5N1 influenza, the Animal Husbandry department deployed police teams at the National Poultry Farm, owned by Mohammed Harun Timol, and stopped transportation of birds, poultry feeds, and eggs from it.

Bird flu detected at poultry farm in Tapi district, neighbouring Maharashtra’s Navapur

February 15, 2021 7:31 pm

According to officials, the poultry farms in Navapur taluka, where bird flu cases were detected, are located less than one kilometre from Uchhal town.

Delhi zoo samples positive for bird flu

February 10, 2021 4:40 am

Authorities had collected seven samples from four different locations in the zoo, which were sent to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD) on February 3, Pandey said.

Poultry farmers’ fate hangs in balance as bird flu rages on in Maharashtra

February 10, 2021 12:47 am

The government is offering Rs 90 per chicken culled, Rs 3 per egg destroyed and Rs 12 per kg of feed but farm owners say this is not enough

Avian flu: 1.05 lakh more birds culled in Maharashtra

February 09, 2021 1:03 am

The exercise began on Sunday in which over 42,000 birds were culled after cases of avian influenza or bird flu were confirmed in the poultry farms in the region.

Bird flu: Poultry from Navapur banned in Tapi

February 09, 2021 3:38 am

According to officials of the Maharashtra Animal Husbandry department, around 1 lakh infected poultry chicken were already culled in Nandurbar, while over four lakh would be culled in the coming days.