Animal Husbandry department take safety measures and issues guidelines to people
The samples sent to Bhopal after crows died under mysterious circumstances in Vasantpura village in Savli taluka of Vadodara district tested positive of bird flu. Following which, the team of the Animal Husbandry Department has started taking precautionary steps and the Animal Husbandry Department also held a meeting with the Collector.
About 30 crows mysteriously died in Vasantpura village of Savli taluka on Thursday evening. The incident cause panic in the village as the people thought the birds might died of bird flu. The villagers collected the crows and buried them in a pit filled with salt. A team from the Animal Husbandry Department reached the spot and took samples of the dead crows and sent them to Bhopal for investigation. The reports have come positive on Monday confirmed as bird flu.
Vadodara District Deputy Director of Animal Husbandry Dr. Prakash Darji said that about 30 crows were killed near Verai Mata temple in Vasantpura village of Vadodara district. Samples of dead crows were taken by their team and sent to Bhopal’s High Security Animal Disease Lab. Whose reports have come positive on Monday. Apart from this, samples of pigeons from Kiya village of Karjan taluka and 2 peacocks from Reliance township of Vadodara will also be sent to Bhopal for investigation.
In addition, he said, an investigation was conducted at the poultry farm and gave some precautionary instructions. The people there advised to wear masks, keep social distance, use gloves and sanitizers and the movement of individuals are banned. They are also said to maintain cleanliness. Also in the city-district where the investigation teams of the Animal Husbandry Department went, If any bird is found dead in the lakes or water bodies of all those villages, an exercise has also been carried out to take the samples.