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Bird Flu – Google News

Bird flu continues to impact farmers, businesses – KIMT 3


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Bird flu continues to impact farmers, businesses
KIMT 3
KIMT News 3 – Gov. Terry Branstad says, the avian flu outbreak is still having a big impact on the state, which is why he's extending his disaster proclamation for affected counties. This is the second time Iowa's governor has issued an extension and
Gov. Extends Bird Flu EmergencyKGAN TV

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Posted on 30 June 2015 | 10:08 am

Local crews return from bird flu cleanup – KWQC-TV6


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Local crews return from bird flu cleanup
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MUSCATINE, Iowa (KWQC) – The bird flu outbreak remains a serious threat, with more than 31.5 million birds infected in Iowa. Egg prices have gone up and more than 1,500 workers are projected to lose their jobs. Gov. Terry Branstad has just extended a …

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 3:33 am

Ernst pushing Washington for aid for producers hit by bird flu – Sioux City Journal


Sioux City Journal

Ernst pushing Washington for aid for producers hit by bird flu
Sioux City Journal
SIOUX CITY | The Iowa caucuses might be top of mind for the news media in Washington, D.C., but the state's freshman senator said she'd rather talk about the bird flu epidemic that's ravaging the poultry industry back home. During a meeting Monday with

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Posted on 30 June 2015 | 2:03 am

Business Briefs: Bird flu emergency extended – DesMoinesRegister.com


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Business Briefs: Bird flu emergency extended
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Gov. Terry Branstad has extended a state of disaster emergency through July 31 in response to the bird flu outbreak in the state. The declaration Monday was the second extension of the original disaster proclamation. It otherwise would have expired …

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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 11:08 pm

Avian Flu Could Be the ‘Worst Animal Disease Outbreak’ in Iowa’s History. Why … – Daily Signal


Daily Signal

Avian Flu Could Be the 'Worst Animal Disease Outbreak' in Iowa's History. Why
Daily Signal
The Avian Flu has been felt by farmers, employees and communities in Iowa and throughout the nation. In Iowa, 33.7 million chickens and turkeys have died of the disease or been euthanized to prevent its spread, and more than 1,500 workers are expected

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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 9:51 pm

State, poultry industry take precautions against bird flu – WTOP


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State, poultry industry take precautions against bird flu
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BALTIMORE (AP) — Agriculture officials and poultry farmers in Maryland are taking extra precautions against avian influenza after outbreaks devastated flocks in other states. The Baltimore Sun (http://bsun.md/1CEe8A3 ) reports the Maryland Department
Perdue joins early efforts to combat bird fluDelmarva Daily Times
Around Iowa: Bird flu means educational displays replace birds at fairsDesMoinesRegister.com
Bird flu raises fears over vaccine supply, human riskAgri-Pulse
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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 4:15 pm

Bird flu virus spread sends cost of eggs soaring – Journal Gazette and Times-Courier


Sioux City Journal

Bird flu virus spread sends cost of eggs soaring
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
CHARLESTON — Local restaurants and grocery stores are facing markedly higher egg prices due to a bird flu virus that has afflicted commercial farms in the Midwest and other regions this spring. Bob Kincade, co-owner of the What's Cookin' restaurant in …
The price of eggs: Bird flu hasn't infected consumer costs — yetSioux City Journal
US bird flu increases costs of eggs in the European UnioinExpress.co.uk
Egg prices soar thanks to US avian fluAOL Money UK
Food Dive -Duncan Banner -Telegraph.co.uk
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Posted on 28 June 2015 | 10:05 pm

Bird flu driving up egg prices at Tampa area restaurants, stores – TBO.com


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Bird flu driving up egg prices at Tampa area restaurants, stores
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The H5N2 avian flu virus had been detected by June 19 in 21 states, mostly in the Midwest, and on 210 commercial chicken facilities, according to the USDA's Avian Influenza status report. More than 42 million hens have died or been euthanized to

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Posted on 28 June 2015 | 5:40 pm

Bird flu outbreak could affect Thanksgiving turkeys – The News Journal


The News Journal

Bird flu outbreak could affect Thanksgiving turkeys
The News Journal
This year's bird flu outbreak also is affecting the price of turkey meat, which previously had been expected to fall this year. The bird flu has claimed about 7.75 million turkeys nationwide so far. About 238 million turkeys were raised in the U.S

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Posted on 27 June 2015 | 4:07 am

Florida prepares for arrival of lethal bird flu – Sun Sentinel


Sun Sentinel

Florida prepares for arrival of lethal bird flu
Sun Sentinel
The lethal strain of avian influenza that has swept western and Midwestern states, leading to the mass-killing of nearly 50 million farm-raised chickens and turkeys, has been steadily spreading east. State and federal officials are preparing for the
What the worst bird flu outbreak in US history means for farmsFortune
Landfill stops accepting bird flu outbreak birdsKCCI Des Moines

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Posted on 26 June 2015 | 7:50 pm

Bird Flu – Bing News

Bird flu outbreak leads to cheaper chicken prices

DES MOINES (AP) — A bird flu outbreak in the Midwest that’s boosted prices for eggs and roasting turkeys has actually resulted in cheaper chicken in the United States, as many countries restrict imports of poultry products, the Department of …

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 2:10 pm

Avian Influenza

Avian influenza is an infectious viral disease that primarily affects birds, although some strains can infect and kill mammals, including humans. Highly pathogenic strains of avian influenza have a 90 to 100 percent mortality rate among poultry.

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 2:07 pm

Iowa Extends Bird Flu Disaster Emergency

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has extended a state of disaster emergency through July 31 in response to the bird flu outbreak in the state. The declaration Monday was the second extension of the original disaster proclamation. It otherwise would have expired …

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 11:43 am

Gov. Branstad extends bird flu disaster emergency

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has extended a state of disaster emergency through July 31st in response to the bird flu outbreak in the state. The declaration Monday was the second extension of the original disaster proclamation. It otherwise …

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 7:17 am

Controlling avian influenza

This outbreak started last year out west, and it is suspected that it came over from Asia. More recently, cases have been reported in Canada and Minnesota. The interesting thing about this outbreak is that it is suspected that the virus is being carried by …

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 6:49 am

Bird flu continues to impact farmers, businesses

Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) KIMT News 3 – Gov. Terry Branstad says, the avian flu outbreak is …

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 3:10 am

Avian flu in Sterling Heights disrupts Armada Fair

Local 4-H students who have raised poultry or waterfowl are seeking alternatives to displaying their live birds at the Armada Fair, as state officials have canceled all 2015 live poultry and waterfowl exhibitions in Michigan following an avian flu …

Posted on 29 June 2015 | 10:34 pm

Avian Flu Could Be the ‘Worst Animal Disease Outbreak’ in Iowa’s History. Why That Matters.

Almost 50 million bird flocks in more than 20 states, not to mention the biosecurity of the nation, seem to be under the weather with the current Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza outbreak. Randy Olson, executive director of the Iowa Poultry Association …

Posted on 29 June 2015 | 3:43 pm

No New Cases Of Bird Flu

Des Moines, Iowa — Finally there’s a little bit of good news on the bird flu front. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said there were no new probable cases of highly pathogenic …

Posted on 29 June 2015 | 7:04 am

Bird flu outbreak illustrates need for vigilance in future (Editorial)

As presidential hopefuls make their way across Iowa we may want to ask them about the nation’s ability to meet agricultural threats. Recently, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, a former Iowa governor, said federal government spending to fight the worst …

Posted on 28 June 2015 | 10:04 pm