The Jammu and Kashmir authorities has banned the entry of poultry into the union territory following the outbreak of hen flu in neighbouring Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. The ban was introduced on Thursday and comes into impact from Friday.
An order issued by Navin Ok. Choudhary, principal secretary, agriculture and animal husbandry division, mentioned, “Within the wake of unfold of hen flu in neighbouring states of J&Ok as a measure of plentiful precaution and in view of the declaration of complete J&Ok as ‘managed space’ for hen flu illness, authorities of UT of J&Ok imposes full ban on import of stay birds, together with poultry and unprocessed poultry meat for any goal into the union territory of J&Ok with instant impact until 14-01-2021.”
Authorities have already mentioned that up to now there was no reported incident of hen loss of life on account of hen flu within the union territory.
In the meantime, there are reviews of scores of crows dying in Rajouri district. The authorities mentioned they’ve collected samples to determine whether or not these deaths are associated to hen flu or not.
One other crimson herring on this regard is that J&Ok performs host to 1000’s of migratory birds every winter and the unfold of hen flu is primarily attributed to those migratory birds.
The wildlife division has, nonetheless, asserted that up to now there have been no reviews of hen flu in practically half a dozen hen sanctuaries within the union territory.