Bird Flu: Kodagu dist admin orders check on poultry products from Kerala

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Bird Flu: Kodagu dist admin orders check on poultry products from Kerala

Bird Flu: Kodagu dist admin orders check on poultry products from Kerala

Sc BH   ¦    Mar 17, 2020 03:53:01 PM (IST)

Bird Flu: Kodagu dist admin orders check on poultry products from Kerala-1Kodagu: Bird Flu or avian influenza cases have been detected in Kerala state. One case has also been detcetd in Mysuru and with this, Kodagu district administration has plunged into action to avert the spreading of the flu in the district.

Deputy Commissioner Annies Kanmani Joy has issued an order to ensure no poultry and poulty products are brought into the district without checks.

In this direction, District Animal Husbandry and Veterinary department have been asked to put up check posts with the help of the police at Karike, Kutta and Makutta areas of the district.

With the detection of first case of bird flu, culling of fowls will start in Mysuru city on Tuesday morning.  

The poultry business across the state had seen a dip owing to COVID-19 and now the bird flu is expected to hit the business further.

Many regions of Kodagu district share border with Kerala state and Mysuru is very close to Kodagu, which makes the district prone to the influenza.