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Bird flu scare: Poultry industry in Mysuru feels the pinch
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Bird flu scare: Poultry industry in Mysuru feels the pinch

January 8, 2021

Prices of chicken, eggs likely to plummet in a day or two, say merchants  Mysuru:  Karnataka and Kerala have sounded an alert to contain two strains of bird flu — H5N1 and H5N8 — in recent days after the deaths of birds especially in Kerala and this has directly impacted the poultry industry in Mysuru….

Amid flu scare, six Pelicans die in Kokkare Bellur
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Amid flu scare, six Pelicans die in Kokkare Bellur

January 7, 2021

Viscera of dead birds sent to labs for tests  Bharathinagar (Mandya): Amidst the prevailing H5N8 or avian influenza (bird flu) scare, mysterious deaths of migratory Spot-Billed Pelican is continuing to haunt Kokkare Bellur on the banks of River Shimsha in Mandya district.  From November — the arrival of Pelicans — till now, over 6 birds…

Bird Flu Scare: Birds under watch
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Bird Flu Scare: Birds under watch

January 6, 2021

Avian behaviour monitored hourly Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary remains open Disinfectant palate created to step into while entering the boating area Srirangapatna/Mysuru: Close to the heels of outbreak of bird flu in Kerala, the Karnataka Forest Department has sounded high alert in its bird sanctuaries and water bodies under its limits and also of those under…

Bird Flu Scare in Kerala: Mysuru Zoo, Bird Sanctuary on high alert
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Bird Flu Scare in Kerala: Mysuru Zoo, Bird Sanctuary on high alert

January 5, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: After Kerala was placed on high alert on Monday following outbreak of bird flu in Kottayam and Alappuzha districts, Mysuru Zoo and Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary have been put on high alert. Mysuru Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni, speaking to Star of Mysore this morning said that the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) and…

Bird Flu scare amidst Coronavirus in Kodagu
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Bird Flu scare amidst Coronavirus in Kodagu

March 20, 2020

More than 20 crows found dead at Kottamudi Napoklu: Residents of Kodagu, who are panicked following a man being tested positive for Coronavirus, are now a worried lot after more than 20 crows were found dead behind the Anganwadi Centre at Kottamudi in Hodduru Gram Panchayat limits yesterday, which has triggered Bird Flu scare. Dead…

DC bans sale of chicken in Mandya
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DC bans sale of chicken in Mandya

March 20, 2020

Mandya: Following Coronavirus and Bird Flu scare, which has necessitated preventive steps to be taken to avoid spread of the diseases, Mandya Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr. M.V. Venkatesh has banned the sale and transportation of chicken and chicken meat and has also banned mass feeding and animal sacrifices at all temples in the district. The DC…

Bird flu culling operation in city enters day two
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Bird flu culling operation in city enters day two

March 18, 2020

2,000 birds buried deep under earth as per avian flu management protocol Mysore/Mysuru: In the second day of mass culling of birds that began in city this morning after bird flu (avian influenza) was confirmed based on the reports from the ICAR-National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal, over 2,000 birds were culled…

Rs. 600 a kilo !: Sharp rise in mutton & fish price
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Rs. 600 a kilo !: Sharp rise in mutton & fish price

March 17, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore:  With the demand for chicken falling drastically following  Coronavirus and Bird Flu scare, mutton rates in city have witnessed a sharp jump over the past fortnight. The price of mutton which was about Rs.500 a kg a month ago today stood at Rs.600 at most stalls. The price of mutton is likely to go…

No Bird Flu scare at Mysuru Zoo, Karanji Lake
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No Bird Flu scare at Mysuru Zoo, Karanji Lake

March 17, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: In the wake of Bird Flu, all precautions are being taken to prevent the spread of disease at Mysuru Zoo and Karanji Lake.  When SOM contacted Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni this morning, he said that there are no traces of Bird Flu at Mysuru Zoo but all necessary precautions are being taken….

Coronavirus, Bird Flu scare: Tight vigil at border
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Coronavirus, Bird Flu scare: Tight vigil at border

March 13, 2020

Six check-posts established; Tourists screened Gundlupet: Following Coronavirus and Bird Flu scare, tight vigil is being taken up at the district borders and the health of tourists from neighbouring Tamil Nadu and Kerala is being screened and awareness created. The Taluk Health Department, with the help of Police and Forest Departments, has established six check-posts…

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