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More than 400 birds found dead in Rajasthan amid bird flu outbreak

Amid an outbreak of bird flu, over 400 birds, mostly crow, were found dead in different parts of Rajasthan on Sunday, officials said.

Bird Flu | rajasthan | Avian influenza

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

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Amid an outbreak of bird flu, over 400 birds, mostly crow, were found dead in different parts of on Sunday, officials said.

With the 428 fresh deaths, the number of birds that have died in the past few days reached 2,950 in the state.

So far, 51 samples of dead birds from 13 districts have been found positive for

Of the 428 birds which were reported dead on Sunday, 326 were crows, 18 peacocks, 34 pigeons and 50 others.

Most of the birds which have died in the state till Saturday are crows (2,289), followed by peacocks (170) and pigeons (156).

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First Published: Sun, January 10 2021. 20:46 IST