Import of bird, chicken, pig banned in Mizoram

Deputy Commissioners of Champhai, Aizawl, Lunglei, Lawngtlai, Siaha and Mamit issued orders after receiving warning from the Centre saying that bird's flu has been prevalent in China.

Published: 01st June 2017 05:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st June 2017 05:41 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

AIZAWL: Deputy Commissioners of all the districts in Mizoram, bordering Myanmar and Bangladesh have issued order banning import of bird, chicken, pig and piglet from the neighbouring countries.

Deputy Commissioners of Champhai, Aizawl, Lunglei, Lawngtlai, Siaha and Mamit issued orders after receiving warning from the Centre saying that bird's flu has been prevalent in China.

Veterinarians said that import of pigs and piglets was also banned as pigs are carrier of the avian influenza virus.

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