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Thursday, 28 January 2021

More Dera Bassi farm samples test +ve for bird flu

Mohali, January 27

Samples from one more poultry farm in Behra at Dera Bassi have tested positive for bird flu.

Mohali DC Girish Dayalan tweeted, "Case of avian flu confirmed by the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal, at a poultry farm in Dera Bassi. The sample was collected as part of ongoing surveillance. Culling will be done as per norms."

Evergreen Poultry Farm with 45,000 birds is 2 km away from the Alpha Poultry Farm where bid flu was detected a few days earlier. Samples of four dead birds were sent to the Northern Regional Disease Diagnostic Laboratory in Jalandhar, which further sent them to the NIHSAD, Bhopal, for confirmation. — TNS

from The Tribune

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