Chicken flu scare in Maharashtra: Thane civic physique units up management room

Thane: Within the wake of chicken flu circumstances at Parbhani in Maharashtra and another states, the Thane Municipal Company has arrange a management room for monitoring the state of affairs and appealed to residents to promptly report any case of chicken deaths within the metropolis. Samples of lifeless crows from Mumbai, Thane, Dapoli, Parbhani and Beed districts have already been despatched to Bhopal- based mostly ICAR-Nationwide Institute of Excessive Safety Animal Ailments (ICAR-NIHSAD).

Chicken flu circumstances have up to now been confirmed at Prabhani in Maharashtra, Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.

An official launch from the Thane Municipal Company (TMC) on Monday stated a management room, below the supervision of the civic physique’s veterinary division chief, has been set as much as keep watch over the state of affairs.

It would work to pro-actively take away concern from the minds of residents and provides them acceptable info from time-to-time, the discharge stated.

Mayor Naresh Mhaske and the TMC Commissioner Dr Vipin Sharma appealed to residents to promptly report back to the management room if they arrive throughout any circumstances of chicken deaths within the metropolis limits.

Chicken flu has been confirmed as the reason for demise of round 900 hens in the previous couple of days at a poultry farm in Parbhani, a senior official stated on Monday.

The Parbhani district administration has now determined to cull practically 8,000 birds in Murumba village the place these hens died, Collector Deepak Muglikar stated.