May 11, 2021

12,400 birds culled at Indian village following confirmation of avian influenza outbreak



The National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal, India, had confirmed avian influenza in samples of birds sent from a poultry farm at Kila Raipur on May 7, prompting authorities to order culling of birds.


On the second day of culling operations at Kila Raipur poultry farm where bird flu has been confirmed, as many as 12,400 birds were culled on May 10 by rapid response teams.


Additionally, 7,200 eggs were also destroyed. The approximate number of birds to be culled is 75,000. On May 9, 19,200 birds were culled.

- Hindustan Times