Bird Flu Scare In Thane, 25,000 Chickens To Be Culled At Farm: Maharashtra
In Maharashtra's Thane district, about 100 chickens were found dead at a poultry farm in Vehloli village, said Collector Rajesh J Narvekar. Amid bird flu scare, the sample has been taken and sent to the Pune lab. About 25,000 birds falling in a kilometre radius of an affected poultry farm will be killed, said Collector Narvekar. Avian influenza affects wild birds without showing symptoms and is transmittable.