Drive to cull poultry birds starts in Haryana's PanchkulaPTI | Chandigarh | Updated: 09-01-2021 18:53 IST | Created: 09-01-2021 18:17 IST
He said it will take around two to three days to complete the drive.
The state government had constituted 59 teams for the drive.
The owners of the poultry farms would be given a compensation of Rs 90 per bird.
The state government has already declared the area within 1 km radius of the two poultry farms as an 'infected zone' and the area from 1 km to 10 km as 'surveillance zone'.
Around four lakh birds had died in poultry farms in Panchkula in the past month.
Panchkula's Barwala-Raipur Rani area is one of the largest poultry belts in the country with 70-80 lakh birds in more than 100 farms.
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