J&K restrictions import of poultry
The J&K administration on Thursday imposed a ban on the import of poultry in the wake of growing cases of bird flu in the nation, particularly in the Union Territory’s neighbouring States.
” In exercise of powers gave under Section 10 of the Prevention and Control of infectious and contagious Illness Act, 2009, the federal government of J&K enforces total restriction on the import of live birds, including poultry and unprocessed poultry meat, for any purpose into the Union Territory of J&K with immediate effect, till January 14,” a government order stated.
The order stated that in the wake of spread of bird flu and as a procedure of abundant safety measure, the entire of J&K was being stated as a ‘Controlled Location’.
On the other hand, the administration in Jammu’s Rajouri has actually sent samples of birds found dead in the region.
” Essential evaluation of these birds will be conducted by sending out groups of the concerned department,” Deputy Commissioner, Rajouri, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh said.
An official stated a number of birds, mainly crows, were discovered dead under mysterious scenarios in Panj Peer area of Rajouri town over the past few days.
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