Amid fowl flu scare following the loss of life of over 100 poultry birds in Khordha district, the Odisha authorities on Thursday requested folks to not panic over the incident because the avian influenza virus check got here destructive in all 5 chosen samples.
The Fisheries and Animal Useful resource Growth Division in a press release stated that individuals can eat rooster meat, eggs and different poultry merchandise produced within the state after correctly cooking them.
Panic sparked after round 120 poultry birds had been discovered useless at Govindpur village of Badaberana Gram Panchayat beneath Begunia block of Khurdha District.
‘A State Degree Particular Supervisory Workforce together with the District Degree Speedy Response Groups rushed to the Govindpur village and took inventory of the scenario. 5 of the useless birds have been taken to ADRI for laboratory investigation,’ an official stated.
‘All 5 samples have been examined destructive for Avian Influenza virus based mostly on the Avian Influenza virus antigen check,’ he stated including that remainder of the useless birds was buried in deep burial technique with correct disinfection measures.
The Particular Supervisory Workforce and Speedy Response Groups have sanitised the farm premises with correct utility of disinfectants, he stated.
The official additionally stated that there is no such thing as a different case of loss of life of birds within the surrounding space of the farm. Nevertheless, extra samples have been taken from adjoining areas for testing, he stated.