Panchkula poultry farms need to control mosquito breeding

Dr. Anil Banwala, Deputy Director of Livestock and Dairy Production, Panchkula, carried out inspections on Saturday to assess and mitigate the threat of mosquitoes in poultry farms in the Barwala-Raipur Rani belt.

Dr. Anil Banwala, Deputy Director of Animal Husbandry and Dairy Production in Panchkula, carried out inspections on Saturday to assess and mitigate the threat of mosquitoes in poultry farms in the Barwala-Raipur Rani belt. Four poultry farms each in Barwala and Raipur Rani regions, seven in Naggal and two in Hangola were inspected.

Various aspects were inspected such as general hygiene, cleanliness, procedures for controlling adult flies and destroying larvae, use of larviciding drugs in poultry feed and proper disposal of manure and dead birds .

“In some poultry farms, deficiencies were found in general cleanliness and they were asked to fix it within three days,” Dr Banwala said.

Poultry farms were instructed to maintain proper cleanliness and regularly use medication in poultry feed and spray insecticides for the destruction of adult flies. Additionally, they were told to follow government guidelines regarding various fly threat mitigation parameters.

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