Infectious Diseases 2008

Infectious Diseases 2008

India: Over 3.6 million birds culled in West Bengal

India 7 February, 2008 The cumulative figure of bird culling done so far is 3.6M 
The latest position of destruction of eggs and feed carried out till 07.02.2008 are 14,84,804 and 79,946 kg respectively
The rates of compensation payable for forced culling of birds have been revised. While earlier the rates were prescribed only for chicken, now these have been prescribed for all the poultry species reared in the country.