• Seven hens had been discovered useless in a poultry farm in Bajpur space of Udham Singh Nagar district on Wednesday.

PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 04:05 PM IST

After round 150 hens died in a poultry farm in Tehri Garhwal final week, deaths of hens have been reported from Udham Singh Nagar, the Uttarakhand veterinary division stated Thursday.

Seven hens had been discovered useless in a poultry farm in Bajpur space of the district on Wednesday

“Seven hens were found dead in a poultry farm in Bajpur. So far, it seems that it is a case of natural death but as a precautionary measure we have taken the samples of the hens and sent them for testing to Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) Bareilly,” Dr. GS Kharayat, veterinary officer of Bajpur area stated.

The district veterinary division has closed the farm for precaution and sanitized the whole premise.

On Tuesday, round 150 hens had been discovered useless in a poultry farm in Tehri Garhwal district. Samples from the farm have been despatched for testing. Officials from the district veterinary division went to the farm to evaluate the scenario and the farm has been closed in the intervening time.

According to data of the state forest division, over 870 birds have died in Uttarakhand since January eight together with over 750 crows. Dehradun district noticed the very best casualties with over 780 birds dying there.

On Monday, Uttarakhand had reported its third case of chicken flu after samples of crows despatched from Haridwar examined optimistic for avian influenza. On January 11, first two circumstances of chicken flu had been reported from Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal districts.

With elevated chicken mortality, the state forest division and animal husbandry departments are on alert.

The state forest division has additionally issued toll-free numbers, 1800-180-4141, 1800-20-8862 and 1926, the place folks can report chicken deaths from their areas.

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