Nilgiris district bans transport of meat, eggs from Kerala due to bird flu

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A vehicle from Kerala being inspected at a check post | Photo: Mathrubhumi

Gudalur: The Nilgiris district administration has banned meat and eggs transported from Kerala due to the bird flu outbreak in the state. The authorities have also banned buying these products from shops on border areas.

According to the district administration, broilers, ducks, turkeys, other poultry, meat and eggs from Kerala would not be allowed in Nilgiris. Vehicles are being sent back from the check post.

The district has also prohibited the transport of buffaloes. Authorities from the animal welfare and health departments are camping at the check posts.

However, there are no restrictions in the transport of meat and eggs to other parts of Tamil Nadu.

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