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Montana State University Extension specialist responds to epicenter of bird flu – AG Week


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Montana State University Extension specialist responds to epicenter of bird flu
AG Week
The USDA's national compost team has developed a suite of resources for future outbreaks regarding mortality management. Bass said that recommendations and testimonials are being reviewed and specific best management practices for avian influenza …

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Posted on 29 July 2015 | 9:19 am

Farmers restocking flocks as bird flu winds down – TriValley Central


Farmers restocking flocks as bird flu winds down
TriValley Central
Iowa lost 34 million birds, mostly egg-laying chickens. Brad Moline, of Manson, is Iowa's first farmer cleared to restock and will begin doing so next Friday. He says he hasn't been this excited about restocking turkeys since he got his first flock

Posted on 29 July 2015 | 8:09 am

Bird Flu Affecting Turkey Supply in Grocery Stores – WSAW


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Bird Flu Affecting Turkey Supply in Grocery Stores
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That's because some grocery stores are having a hard time giving their customers enough turkey. "The decreased number of turkeys is due to the Avian Influenza strain that's been going through the Midwest," Marathon County Dairy Agent Heather Schlesser …

Posted on 29 July 2015 | 3:23 am

Official on avian flu outbreak: ‘It’s not if … but when’ – Greensboro News & Record


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Official on avian flu outbreak: 'It's not if … but when'
Greensboro News & Record
Joelle Groom, 5, pets a chicken for the first time as Stephanie Ashton of the Children's Museum holds the hen on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Greensboro, N.C. The museum has a small backyard flock that interact with children and produce eggs to be used

Posted on 29 July 2015 | 1:09 am

Prepared for worst, here’s bird flu economic impact on Iowa – KCCI Des Moines


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Prepared for worst, here's bird flu economic impact on Iowa
KCCI Des Moines
Branstad said that more than 400 Iowans filed for unemployment due to the bird flu outbreak. In Clarion, residents and business owners said they've been lucky. "There was some concern as far as maybe people losing their jobs and things like that," said …

Posted on 28 July 2015 | 9:17 pm

Vilsack: Producers hit by bird flu could reopen by fall – USA TODAY


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Vilsack: Producers hit by bird flu could reopen by fall
USA TODAY
DES MOINES, Iowa — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday that producers hit by avian influenza could begin bringing birds back into facilities by fall. “Our hope is by the end of the summer we're in a position to get folks back into
Poultry industry restocks, worries about bird flu recurrence this fallINFORUM
Poultry industry restocks, worries bird flu could come back this fallGrand Forks Herald
USDA expects to pay farmers $191 million for avian flu lossesKARE
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Posted on 28 July 2015 | 8:46 pm

What impact has the bird flu had on Iowa economy? – KCCI Des Moines


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What impact has the bird flu had on Iowa economy?
KCCI Des Moines
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Posted on 28 July 2015 | 7:17 pm

USDA expects to pay farmers $191 million for bird flu losses – WAOW


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USDA expects to pay farmers $191 million for bird flu losses
WAOW
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says that's in addition to the nearly $400 million spent on cleaning up dead birds and disinfecting barns. The government also is paying to research and stockpile a bird flu vaccine. Vilsack spoke Tuesday at a

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Posted on 28 July 2015 | 5:29 pm

Bird flu, holiday baking driving up egg prices – The Columbian


Bird flu, holiday baking driving up egg prices
The Columbian
CHICAGO — U.S. egg prices, already at a record after an outbreak of avian influenza earlier this year, will rise even higher in the fall with the onset of the holiday baking season, according to one supplier. While prices are stabilizing now, supplies

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Posted on 28 July 2015 | 1:01 pm

Germany culls 10000 hens after confirmed bird flu case – Yahoo News


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Germany culls 10000 hens after confirmed bird flu case
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BERLIN (Reuters) – German authorities have slaughtered around 10,000 hens after a case of bird flu was confirmed at a poultry farm in the northwestern state of Lower Saxony, the state's agriculture ministry said on Monday. Germany's animal health body
Case of low-risk H7N7 bird flu found at German poultry farmReuters UK

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Posted on 27 July 2015 | 2:06 pm

Bird Flu – Bing News

H5N1 Infection (Avian Influenza) Pipeline Review H1 2015

The report enhances decision making capabilities and help to create effective counter strategies to gain competitive advantage. It strengthens R&D pipelines by identifying new targets and MOAs to produce first-in-class and best-in-class products.

Posted on 29 July 2015 | 4:18 am

Ecuador Partially Lifts US Poultry Product Avian Flu Ban

ECUADOR – Ecuador’s Sanitary Authority (AGROCALIDAD) has lifted restrictions on imports of US processed poultry products from highly pathogenic avian influenza-free states, regions, zones or areas. AGROCALIDAD issued Resolution 0101, partially lifting the …

Posted on 29 July 2015 | 2:46 am

Poultry industry restocks, worries about bird flu recurrence this fall

DES MOINES, Iowa – Poultry and egg producers are gradually rebuilding stocks hard hit by avian influenza with the help of $700 million in federal assistance to fight the virus, but concerns remain over prospects for a new outbreak this fall, officials …

Posted on 29 July 2015 | 12:26 am

Iowa’s governor extends state of disaster emergency for bird flu outbreak

Gov. Terry Branstad has extended a state of disaster emergency through Aug. 30 in response to the bird flu outbreak in the state. The declaration Tuesday is the third extension of the original disaster proclamation. It otherwise would have expired Friday.

Posted on 28 July 2015 | 9:28 pm

Avian flu presents opportunity for 4-H siblings

When a group of area 4-H youngsters learned they couldn’t exhibit poultry at the fair this year due to Avian flu, they turned disappointment into an opportunity to inform. Nine-year-old Titus Reer, 12-year-old Jacob Garza, 14-year-old Kenny …

Posted on 28 July 2015 | 5:31 pm

Iowa poultry industry restocks, worries about bird flu recurrence this fall

DES MOINES — Poultry and egg producers in Iowa are gradually rebuilding stocks hard hit by Avian influenza with the help of $700 million in federal assistance, but concerns remains over prospects for a new outbreak to re-emerge this fall, officials said …

Posted on 28 July 2015 | 5:09 pm

Iowa extends bird flu disaster proclamation through August

REUTERS: Iowa Governor Terry Branstad on Tuesday extended the state’s bird flu disaster proclamation by a month until Aug. 30, keeping in place a raft of state resources for poultry farms recovering from an outbreak of the disease, country’s worst-ever.

Posted on 28 July 2015 | 3:45 pm

NEW VACCINE MAY PROTECT AGAINST BIRD FLU

Hundreds of poultry producers are participating in a two-day seminar in Des Moines both in person and on-line, to discuss the deadly bird flu outbreak. The U-S-D-A is developing a list of disposal sites if bird flu reoccurs in the fall and U-S Ag Secretary …

Posted on 28 July 2015 | 3:26 pm

Avian flu concerns lead to mandatory chicken registration in NC

In an attempt to deal quickly with a future avian flu outbreak, the N.C. Department of Agriculture is requiring that all chicken owners, no matter how many birds they own, register their birds with the state. The requirement is part of plans the state has …

Posted on 28 July 2015 | 2:24 pm

US expects to pay farmers $191 million for birds lost to flu

DES MOINES, Iowa – The U.S. government expects to spend $191 million to pay chicken and turkey farmers for birds lost to avian flu, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday as he called for Congress to consider a disaster program for poultry …

Posted on 28 July 2015 | 1:42 pm