The recent discovery of carcasses of around 20-30 birds under mysterious conditions at Natasahi area under Krushnaprasad Block in Puri district has triggered panic in the region. As per reports, at least 15-20 crows along with poultry were found in an unconscious state on the floor.
Bird flu fear gripped the residents of Natasahi village of Nuapada (Chilika) under Krushnaprasad Block in Puri district.
They said samples have been collected and sent to the Animal Disease Research Institute at Phulnakhara for tests for further investigation.
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China has reported the first case of human infection with the H10N3 strain of bird flu from the country's eastern Jiangsu province, China's National Health Commission said on Tuesday.
New Delhi: A document issued by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India suggests that proper cooking inactivates the bird flu virus present inside meat and eggs. In view of the bird flu scare in the country, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a guidance document on “Safe handling, […]
Bhubaneswar: The Central government on Friday instructed the State governments across the country to allow the selling of poultry and poultry products sourced from avian influenza-free areas/States. “The country has been effectively controlling the disease. It was reiterated that the virus gets destroyed easily at 70 degrees Centigrade and therefore, properly cooked poultry and poultry […]
Patna: Bird flu or avian influenza scare is having a big impact on poultry business in Bihar with chicken sales dipping by 50-75 per cent across the state. Kalimudin Ansari, a chicken seller at Boring Road in Patna, said that though no confirmed case of bird flu has been reported from anywhere in the state, […]
Bhubaneswar: The outbreak of Bird Flu in as many as seven states in India in the time of Covid-19 pandemic poses a big threat, especially when many new corona positive cases were being detected every day in those states. So far, Odisha is yet confirm a single bird flu case in the State, though reports […]
New Delhi: Bird flu has been confirmed in seven states of the country so far, namely Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, while test reports of unsual death of birds received from Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Delhi are awaited, the Union Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying said on Saturday. […]
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: Amid the bird flu scare in several parts of the country, hundreds of chickens were reportedly found dead at a poultry farm in Badaberana village, Begunia in the last three days. According to sources, over 700 chickens were found dead at the farm yesterday. Prior to that, carcasses of several hundred chickens were discovered […]
New Delhi: Amid the outbreak of bird flu, the Central government on Wednesday assured that no infection has yet been reported in humans and that there is no direct evidence that the avian influenza virus transmits to humans via consumption of contaminated poultry products. Avian Influenza (AI) viruses have been circulating worldwide for centuries with […]
Bhubaneswar: Amidst the bird flu scare in several parts of the country, Odisha chief secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra on Wednesday informed that no case of bird flu has been detected in the State yet. After a review meeting on the possible bird flu scenario in the State, Mohapatra said around 11000 samples from different areas […]
Bhubaneswar: Amidst the bird flu scare in several parts of the country, around 400 bird samples from Chilika have been sent for examination, Khordha Chief District Veterinary Officer Dr Bishnu Charan Sahoo said on Tuesday. Apart from the bird samples of various migratory birds from Chilika, poultry samples from OUAT have also sent to the […]
Jaipur: After the recent confirmation of bird flu in Jhalawad district, around 50 birds including peacocks have been found dead in Kalwa village of Makrana sub-block in Nagaur district of Rajasthan. A medical team is trying to cure around 50 peacocks while a post mortem was being conducted on 2 peacocks till the time of […]
Bhubaneswar: With an aim to curtail the spread of bird flu in the capital city, a special team of veterinarians led by Khurda Chief District Veterinary Officer today began culling of poultry birds following confirmation of Avian Influenza in poultry breeding and research farm of the Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar. As […]
New Delhi: With the return of the Nipah infection in Kerala, the need for awareness about zoonotic diseases has increased, especially in view of the spread of misinformation about these diseases. Doctors say that the symptoms of Nipah infection, swine flu and bird flu are similar, but there are also differences in how the diseases […]
Cuttack: More than 400 ducks were culled and nearly 6000 duck eggs were destroyed at the Duck Fertilisation Center at Khapuria in Cuttack district after few ducks were tested positive for bird flu. Cuttack district administration has started mass culling of the birds including chickens within 1-2km radius of the center. As per reports, after […]
Puri: Panic gripped locals in Banki Muhana area of Puri district following death of a large number of crows in the area today. The matter came to light after locals, who were out for morning walk, spotted the dead birds inside a park. As per reports as many as 10 crows were found dead inside […]
Patna: Culling of poultry birds is under way in parts of Bihar two days after reports of large-scale death of hens, crows and other birds led to panic among people about bird flu, triggering a drastic decline in chicken consumption, officials said on Saturday. Officials of the state’s animal and fisheries resource department said culling […]
Puri: The avian influenza outbreak in Krushna Prasad block of Puri district is beginning to spiral out of control as mass culling of chicken at infected poultry farms continued for the eighth consecutive day today. Based on the directives of the district administration, a ten-member team carried out culling operations today in several villages including […]
Puri: Mass culling of chicken was carried out in the affected villages under Krushna Prasad block of the district today as bird flu situation continued to remain grim. Nearly 1,000 chickens were found dead at a farm in Naba village of the district today. After the detection of avian influenza virus in four villages under […]
Bhubaneswar: The bird flu situation particularly in some villages under Krushna Prasad block of Puri district still remains grim, said Agriculture minister Pradeep Maharathy today. He further informed that the State government is taking all possible measures to contain the outbreak. “The bird flu situation remains grim as crow deaths are also being reported in […]
After the detection of avian influenza virus in four villages under Krushna Prasad block of Puri district, the mass culling of chicken continued for the second consecutive day today.