The Regional Disease Diagnosis Laboratory (RDDL), Jalandhar, Monday discovered the 80 poultry birds samples inadequate for ascertaining the trigger behind the sudden excessive mortality of the birds. Sources stated the RDDL officers determined to gather samples on their very own from numerous poultry farms located at Barwala on Tuesday.
Panchkula Deputy Commissioner Mukesh Kumar Ahuja confirmed the choice of Jalandhar laboratory officers. He stated, “A team will come tomorrow for collecting more samples.”
A supply in RDDL stated, “The Haryana animal husbandry and dairying department sent merely four carcasses along with other 76 samples of living birds, which were insufficient to ascertain the cause of deaths of lakhs of poultry birds.” Sources stated that the examination of a few of the samples means that the samples have been extracted from the wholesome birds.
A senior pathologist officer within the laboratory stated that at this stage they aren’t ruling out the opportunity of sending the samples to the High Security Animal Disease Laboratory (HSADL), Bhopal, which is the ultimate authority to declare any form of virus behind the sudden mortality of the birds.
Anil Banwala, Deputy Director, Haryana Animal Husbandry Department, didn’t reply to repeated calls.
A senior officer of Haryana Animal Husbandry and Dairying division maintained that considerations being raised for sending the samples on to Bhopal and a call will take within the coming days.
Lakhs of poultry birds have been dying since December 5 final 12 months. Although the poultry farm homeowners attributed the sudden mortality to extreme chilly season, specialists maintained that the excessive mortality together with reviews from mortality of birds, together with migratory, in different states is a matter of concern.
In Chandigarh, the animal husbandry division on Monday didn’t gather samples stating that no unnatural behaviour was noticed right here within the birds. However, the UT forest and wildlife division has requested them to gather samples contemplating the truth that the birds that died at Pong Dam have examined constructive for chicken flu.