अब आप न्यूज्ड हिंदी में पढ़ सकते हैं। यहाँ क्लिक करें
cyfy
Home » IANS » Avian influenza: Punjab bans import of live poulty birds

Avian influenza: Punjab bans import of live poulty birds

By IANS
Published on :

Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) The Punjab government on Friday declared the whole state as a “controlled area” in view of the outbreak of avian influenza affecting birds, including poultry, in the neighbouring states.

Punjab also imposed a complete ban on import of live birds, including poultry and unprocessed poultry meat for any purpose into the state with immediate effect till January 15.

The decision will be reviewed based on the evolving situation, an official statement said.

Additional Chief Secretary, Animal Husbandry, V.K. Janjua has said that both the decisions were taken to prevent and control the spread of avian influenza, a scheduled disease in the state.

–IANS

vg/vd

(This story has not been edited by Newsd staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
(For more latest news and updates Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter. Download our mobile app )