Financial Daily from THE HINDU group of publications
Thursday, Feb 23, 2006


News
Features
Stocks
Shipping
Archives
Google

Group Sites

Industry & Economy - Health
Agri-Biz & Commodities - Poultry


Culling of chicken in Navapur completed

Our Bureau

Mumbai , Feb. 22

THE task of culling the chicken in the bird flu outbreak zone and surrounding 10 km radius in Navapur has been completed.

The workers culled 1,94,124 birds in the poultry farms, 14,669 birds from backyard co-operatives and destroyed 3,66,000 eggs since Saturday, the State Government spokesperson informed the media at the Secretariat on Wednesday.

Blood samples of 151 persons who came into direct contact with the infected birds have been sent to the National Institute Virology, Pune, for analysis.

By Friday results from 91 samples would be announced. The health officials are also undertaking house-to-house survey in the Navapur district and have found 237 persons with fever but none of them in serious conditions.

Meanwhile, nine patients continue to remain in the isolation ward of Navapur hospital, Mr B. Gagrani, spokesperson for the State Government, said.

The workers have also destroyed 36 metric tonnes of chicken feed.

The task of clearing chicken litter is yet to be completed, Mr Gagrani said.

He also said compensation of Rs 5.6 lakh had been disbursed to the poultry farm owners.

Meanwhile, the officials continue to scrutinise the confiscated records of the poultry farm owners, he said.

More Stories on : Health | Poultry

Article E-Mail :: Comment :: Syndication :: Printer Friendly Page



Stories in this Section
Post-Wimco buy, ITC's matchbox business sees big consolidation
Record robust volume growth in Dec quarter


Farmers' bodies to hold workshops on Budget
PM's council wants data on all imports published
DGCIS figures at variance with RBI's version

`India could be global leader in productivity'
Chidambaram calls for revamp of co-op credit
IMF cautions India on the fiscal front
`Bird flu scare results in Rs 200-cr loss to truckers'
Poultry insurance covers bird flu losses, clarify officials
GoAir announces acquisition of 20 A-320 aircraft
Uttaranchal Plan size fixed at Rs 4,000 cr
Hanover fair: EEPC to get Rs 15-cr Central assistance
EcoSecurities plans to invest in carbon credit projects
France initiates steps to boost trade
India-China regional trade agreement proposed
Stem-cell draft norms ban cloning, restrict embryonic research
No case of bird flu infection among people, says Govt
Culling of chicken in Navapur completed
Torrent starts diabetes division
Bird flu: Five-star hotels keeping guests informed
Noida Toll Bridge to raise Rs 200 cr via GDR issue
Kochi petrochem project — GAIL seeks sops from Kerala Govt
IOC yet to decide on timing of offloading stake in ONGC, GAIL
Oil marketing cos' profits slip Rs 2,898 cr — Govt to issue bonds for Rs 11,500 cr
TN Chamber wants State to withdraw Resale Tax
Software parks seek parity with SEZs — `Extend tax sops beyond stipulated sunset clause of 2009'
Textile traders protest VAT imposition in AP
HP eyes SMBs with colour laser printers
AP to amend Excise Act
BIFT looking for global tie-ups
`Mammootty@Akshaya'
DoT wants VSNL's land hived off as per Cos Act
`Scrap benchmark pricing for imported shuttle-less looms'
Nuclear boost: French major Areva keen to enter Indian market
CCEA okays sale of Maruti's shares to staff
Scottish Newcastle plan among 35 FDI proposals cleared
Govt cautious on opening up retail FDI — Exploring role model for multi-brand segment
Donation to PM's fund
Expedite RWS schemes: YSR
TUCS employees seek compensation for handling PDS
`Try to get 5 pc of nanotech products market in 10 years'
`Updating of professional knowledge is essential'
Ministry nod for Jet Airways' Sahara acquisition soon
Chidambaram calls for revamp of co-op credit
Tata Coffee to make heritage bungalows holiday homes
IPO scam fall-out — CBI conducts search at Karvy, Vijaya Bank, BhOB premises



The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
Group Sites: The Hindu | Business Line | Sportstar | Frontline | The Hindu eBooks | The Hindu Images | Home |

Copyright 2006, The Hindu Business Line. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu Business Line