No case of bird flu in poultry: JK Admin

The Kashmir Walla needs you, urgently. Only you can do it.

The Kashmir Walla plans to extensively and honestly cover — break, report, and analyze — everything that matters to you. You can help us.

Most Read This Week

The authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday said that no case of bird flu has been reported in poultry birds in J-K.

They said that people shouldn’t pay heed towards rumours. Dr Bharat Bhushan, Joint Director Poultry, Jammu while talking to a local news agency, Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that no case of bird flu has been reported and such reports (if anywhere) are totally baseless and people shouldn’t pay heed to rumours.

“It is our moral duty to help the poultry farmers who shall suffer because of some people who are spreading fake news about poultry birds,” he said.

Dr Mohammad Younis, Joint Director Poultry Kashmir while talking to KNO said department teams are working at block, district and divisional levels but there are no such reports from anywhere.

“We have been already working on it round the clock to keep vigil on such things but as of now we have no such report,” he said.

People shouldn’t pay heed towards rumours as it is going to hit the people dependent on the poultry sector badly, Officials said.

Notably, in last few days messages about cases of bird flu reported in J-K were doing rounds on social media. (KNO)

Choose a plan as per your location

Latest News

Kashmir consumes heroine worth Rs 9 lakh a month

Even as Heroin abuse is tremendously rising across Kashmir, the southern district of Kulgam has topped the list as...

More Articles Like This