Amid a hen flu scare, round 50 birds, largely crows, have died within the nationwide capital over the past three to 4 days, officers stated on Friday.
“We acquired details about the loss of life of crows in Dwarka and Mayur Vihar Part three and of some wild birds in Hastsal in West Delhi.
“Nonetheless, it’s but to be ascertained if hen flu an infection is the explanation,” Dr Rakesh Singh from the animal husbandry unit of the Improvement Division stated.
Round 50 birds have died in these areas over the past three to 4 days, he stated.
Officers from division collected samples from the three space and despatched them to a delegated laboratory in Jalandhar, Punjab on Friday, he stated.
“4 samples every have been collected from Hastsal and Mayur Vihar Part three, whereas one pattern has been taken from Dwarka. We now have been following the usual working process,” Singh stated.
Moreover, 100 extra samples of poultry birds have been collected from throughout town, he stated.
The Centre had on Wednesday stated that avian influenza or hen flu outbreak has been reported at 12 epicentres in Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh, whereas Haryana is on excessive alert on account of uncommon mortality at poultry farms in Panchkula.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had stated on Thursday that there isn’t a case of hen flu in Delhi but and requested officers to maintain an in depth watch on poultry birds coming in from neighbouring states to forestall any an infection.
Eleven speedy response groups have been set as much as monitor Delhi’s potential hotspots, officers stated.
Sisodia had additionally instructed officers to take care of a strict vigil on birds at main hen websites, particularly poultry markets, water our bodies, zoos and different potential hotspots.
These embody Ghazipur Fish and Poultry Market, Shakti Sthal Lake, Sanjay Lake, Bhalswa Horseshoe Lake, Delhi Zoo, and smaller water our bodies in DDA parks amongst others.