ASF confirmed in swine pattern from Dhanaula in District Barnala

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairy Growth Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar, on Thursday, knowledgeable that African Swine Fever (ASF) has been confirmed in swine pattern despatched from village Dhanaula of Barnala district, after which the realm was declared as an Contaminated zone. He mentioned that three suspected samples from district Sangrur have been discovered unfavourable.

The Cupboard Minister mentioned that after affirmation from the Indian Council of Agricultural Analysis (ICAR) -Nationwide Excessive Safety Animal Illness Institute, Bhopal, the realm from 0 to 1 KM of radius from the epicenter in village Dhanaula has been declared as “contaminated zone” whereas 1 to 10 KM (9 KM) space declared as “surveillance zone”. Thus, No dwell or lifeless pig, its meat or any associated materials shall be taken out of or introduced into the contaminated zone. The officers of the division have additionally been instructed to maintain a strict vigil within the surveillance zone, he added.

Giving particulars of six beforehand affected districts of the state, Animal Husbandry Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar mentioned that after finishing swine culling in declared contaminated zones to stop additional unfold of the illness within the districts of Patiala, Fatehgarh Sahib, SBS Nagar, Fazilka, Faridkot and Mansa, all of the samples despatched once more from these areas have been discovered unfavourable.

Urging pig farmers to limit motion of swine from one place to a different, the Cupboard Minister mentioned that they need to even be strictly prohibited pig merchants or businessmen from visiting their farms and put together swine feed on their very own at their pig farms as this illness can solely be prevented by adopting precautions.

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