Tag: Animal Husbandry

Chicken died due to cold in Keonjhar; bird flu in Rourkela, says secy

Bhubaneswar/Rourkela: The chickens have not been affected with avian flu in Rourkela, but a zoo bird and a crow have been tested positive for the H5N1 virus, says Fisheries and Animal Husbandry secretary Bishnupada Sethy said. “Bird flu has not detected in chicken in Rourkela area, but in a zoo bird and a crow in […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Keranga bird flu: Culling halted after locals resist

Khurdha: Culling of fowls in Keranga village of Khurda district was halted due to stiff resistance by the villagers who are demanding demolition of poultry farm on the outskirts of village and compensation proportional to the cost of each bird culled. “Our village remained a disease-free zone for last 50—60 years. But, the virus came […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Bird flu: Culling at Kerang to begin from tomorrow

Khurda: After identification of bird flu spread at Kerang village in Khurda, the district administration will began its culling drive from tomorrow. As many as 10 teams have been constituted by the administration to conduct a survey in the area. According to sources, the administration is keeping a close watch on the flu spread in […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Odisha to maximise irrigation potential: Chief Secy

Bhubaneswar: To optimise agriculture productivity in the state, the Odisha government will maximise irrigation potential. A decision to this effect was taken at the third Agriculture Cabinet meeting presided over by chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here today. Briefing media persons after the meeting, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said as per […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Centre confirms of bird flu virus in Odisha village

New Delhi: The central government has informed the Odisha government about confirmation of H5 N1 strain of Avian Influenza virus in village Keranga of the state’s Khordha district, an official statement said on Tuesday. “The samples from the said epicentre were sent to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal, which confirmed […]

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
Odisha Veterinarians On Digital Strike
Odisha Vets On Digital Strike! Demand Inclusion As Essential Services Provider, Parity With Medical Practitioners

Bhubaneswar: Protesting the alleged apathy of the State government towards the functioning and management of the department of Animal Resources Development (ARD), the veterinarians across Odisha have resorted to symbolic protests for more than ten days now requesting the government to fulfil their demands. The Odisha Veterinary Services Association (OVSA) has alleged that despite their […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
Eggs, Chicken Safe For Consumption As No Bird Flu Cases Detected In Odisha: Govt

Bhubaneswar: Amid reports of the outbreak of bird flu in several states, the Odisha government on Friday allayed the concerns of people by stating that the poultry products are safe for consumption. The Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services Department in a statement confirmed that no bird flu case has been detected in the State. The […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021