Amid a chicken flu scare, round 50 birds, largely crows, have died within the nationwide capital during the last three to 4 days, officers stated on Friday.
“We obtained details about the dying of crows in Dwarka and Mayur Vihar Part 3 and of some wild birds in Hastsal in West Delhi.
“Nonetheless, it’s but to be ascertained if chicken flu an infection is the rationale,” Dr Rakesh Singh from the animal husbandry unit of the Improvement Division stated.
Round 50 birds have died in these areas during the last 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 3, whereas one pattern has been taken from Dwarka. We’ve been following the usual working process,” Singh stated.
Apart from, 100 extra samples of poultry birds have been collected from throughout the town, he stated.
The Centre had on Wednesday stated that avian influenza or chicken flu outbreak has been reported at 12 epicentres in Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh, whereas Haryana is on excessive alert attributable to uncommon mortality at poultry farms in Panchkula.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had stated on Thursday that there is no such thing as a case of chicken 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 keep up a strict vigil on birds at main chicken 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.