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Bird Flu Not Detected In Poultry Birds In Delhi, Say Officials

New Delhi:

No Avian Influenza, or hen flu, has been detected within the poultry samples despatched from the capital’s Ghazipur rooster market, Delhi Animal Husbandry Unit has confirmed.

“Take a look at outcomes of 104 samples (from Ghazipur) arrived on Wednesday night. Of those, 100 samples had been collected from 35 poultry birds within the Ghazipur market. All samples have examined adverse for hen flu,” senior Animal Husbandry Unit officer Rakesh Singh stated.

“It means there isn’t any unfold of avian influenza in poultry birds in Delhi,” he stated.

Nevertheless, hen flu was suspected within the remaining 4 samples of Heron birds taken from a Park. They’ve been despatched to Bhopal for affirmation, the official stated.

Yesterday, all three civic our bodies of Delhi had banned the sale processing and packaging of poultry or poultry meat “until the following order” of rooster of their respective areas.


Inns and eating places had been warned towards serving egg-based dishes or poultry meat and threatened with licence suspension in the event that they fail to adjust to the orders.

Final week, the Ghazipur wholesale poultry market, Asia’s largest, was shut for 10 days as a precautionary measure after hen flu was confirmed in wild birds that dropped useless throughout parks within the metropolis.

This additionally led to the Delhi authorities on Monday banning the sale of processed and packaged rooster introduced from exterior town.

Fowl flu has been confirmed in 10 states, together with Delhi and Maharashtra, prompting culling of birds with the centre summoning state officers to look at the supply of animal vaccines within the nation.

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