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Large variety of crows, mynas, herons discovered lifeless in Jharkhand’s Dumka, hen flu suspected

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DUMKA: Numerous crows, mynas and herons had been discovered lifeless at a village in Jharkhand’s Dumka district, triggering panic over the opportunity of the hen flu outbreak within the space, officers mentioned on Tuesday.

District Animal Husbandry Officer Awadhesh Kumar Singh mentioned 40-50 birds had been discovered lifeless on the Pokharia village close to Mohulpahari within the Shikaripada police station space on Monday.

The incident triggered panic among the many locals as they feared the opportunity of the hen flu outbreak within the space, he mentioned.

Samples have been collected and despatched for examination to Ranchi, Singh mentioned, including that the take a look at stories would verify if it’s the hen flu or there was some other cause for the deaths.

Villagers seen that birds had been falling from the bushes one after the opposite on Monday morning. After being on the bottom shivering for some time, the birds died, locals mentioned.

In the meantime, some stray canines and cats began feasting on the lifeless birds, resulting in additional panic, they mentioned.

Singh mentioned that this was the primary such incident within the Dumka district.

The lifeless birds have been buried with all precautions and other people have been urged to stay vigilant about such incidents, he mentioned.

Hundreds of birds have been reported lifeless in numerous components of the nation because the raging hen flu unfold to 10 states and Union Territories, prompting a number of management measures.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has requested all state governments to stay alert and guarantee a continuing vigil close to locations comparable to water our bodies, zoos and poultry farms.

Delhi, Uttarakhand and Maharashtra on Monday confirmed hen flu circumstances, including to the listing of seven states — Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh which had already reported avian deaths as a result of illness.


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