Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district banned entry of poultry and their merchandise from fowl flu-hit Kerala, an official stated on Friday. Poultry and its merchandise like eggs and hen have been banned coming into the district from throughout the border as a precautionary measure on account of avian flu unfold within the neighbouring state, Deputy Commissioner Ok.V. Rajendra stated in an order.
Allaying fears over fowl flu spreading within the state, he stated measures have been taken to make sure poultry farms and poultry merchandise within the district weren’t affected by the illness.
Poultry farm house owners and the general public have been requested to alert the district authority on the earliest in case of unnatural loss of life of poultry birds or chicks.
On the loss of life of 6 crows within the district, Rajendra stated as their check experiences had been unfavorable, there was no trigger for concern though vigil had been stepped as much as monitor all birds throughout the district.
4 Karnataka districts – Chamarajanagar, Dakshin Kannada, Kodagu and Mysuru – have been on alert since Wednesday after the loss of life of many geese had been reported from Kerala’s Alappuzha and Kottayam districts.