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Sanitation of CPDO farm in progress after birdflu outbreak

Posted on Nov 01, 08:54PM | UNI

With all the birds culled and disposed off at the Central Poultry Development Organisation in Hesarghatta, the health workers today begun sanitising the sprawling farm on the outskirts of the city.

About 15 emergency health workes were deployed for cleaning the sheds.

Since, all the birds were culled, there were no birds available in one km radius for culling, a statement by Secretary of Karnataka animal Husbandary department said.

Surveillance work in 10 km radius of surveillance zone was in progress, 74 serum samples and 74 cloacal samples were collected and submitted to the laboratory for investigation.