Bhubaneswar: The State Government has started the culling of birds on Thursday. As many as 2,270 birds were killed at Keranga. Meanwhile culling of birds continued on Friday in Kerang and other adjoining villages. Over 24,000 birds have been killed.
The State Government on Wednesday had ordered culling of around 35,000 poultry birds in a radius of 3 kilometers from Keranga village in Khurda district following confirmation of existence of bird flu virus in the area.