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Bird Flu Is a Reminder For Back Yard Poultry Owners to Protect Their Birds By … – USDA.gov (press release) (blog)


USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Bird Flu Is a Reminder For Back Yard Poultry Owners to Protect Their Birds By
USDA.gov (press release) (blog)
Since December 2014, there have been several highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) confirmations in migratory wild birds, back yard flocks, captive wild birds and commercial poultry in several states along the Pacific, Mississippi and Central Flyways.
Bird flu pops up at Missouri turkey farmsCedar County Republican (subscription)
California turkey farm hit with bird flu outbreakWestern Producer (subscription)
Bird Flu Spreads to 18 StatesAllAfrica.com
Southwest Farm Press -Feedstuffs -Sheridan Media (press release)
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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 9:19 pm

2nd Western Minnesota Turkey Farm Hit by Bird Flu Outbreak – ABC News


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2nd Western Minnesota Turkey Farm Hit by Bird Flu Outbreak
ABC News
A second Minnesota turkey farm has been struck by a form of bird flu that's deadly to poultry and will lose 66,000 birds, state and federal officials said Friday. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said the virus hit a flock of 22,000 turkeys at a
2nd case of avian flu confirmed, Jennie-O affectedKARE
Bird flu hits second Minnesota turkey farmMinneapolis Star Tribune
Outbreak Of Bird Flu At 2nd Minnesota Turkey FarmCBS Local

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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 7:26 pm

Bird flu alert in Bulgaria after virus found in dead pelicans – euronews


Bird flu alert in Bulgaria after virus found in dead pelicans
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smaller_text larger_text. [Watch] Authorities in Bulgaria are dealing with a bird flu alert. They have discovered the H5N1 strain of the virus in two dead pelicans in a nature reserve in the northeast of the country, close to the border with Romania

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 5:50 pm

Ebola virus vaccine developed by bird flu scientist – Anderson Independent Mail


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Ebola virus vaccine developed by bird flu scientist
Anderson Independent Mail
Another vaccine has joined the race against the often fatal Ebola virus, and this one was developed by a group led by a University of Wisconsin-Madison scientist internationally known for his bird flu research. The whole virus vaccine that Yoshihiro

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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 5:16 pm

New bird flu case found in Friesland – NL Times


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New bird flu case found in Friesland
NL Times
A new case of avian influenza was discovered on a 22,000-hen poultry farm in Tzummarum, Friesland. The influenza is most likely a mild H7 variant, the Dutch government says. Because the low pathogenic, mild H7 variant can easily mutate into a high …
Netherlands Reports Bird Flu in Friesland PoultryThePoultrySite.com
Dutch poultry farm in Tzummarum reports mild bird fluXinhua
Mild bird flu found on farm in northern Netherlands – OIEReuters Africa

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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 3:59 pm

Romania confirms bird flu in dead pelicans: report – Reuters


Romania confirms bird flu in dead pelicans: report
Reuters
BUCHAREST (Reuters) – More than 100 dead pelicans in Romania's Danube Delta were found to be infected with H5N1 bird flu virus, Romanian authorities were quoted as saying on Friday by state news agency Agerpres. Bulgaria, Romania's southern …

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 3:46 pm

Caution urged after bird flu turns up in Cheyenne-area goose – The Idaho Statesman


Caution urged after bird flu turns up in Cheyenne-area goose
The Idaho Statesman
Two highly pathogenic bird flu viruses — H5N2 and H5N8 — have been documented since late last year in wild and domestic fowl in 11 states: Arkansas, California, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 4:28 am

No clear answers on bird flu origin in Minn. – KARE


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No clear answers on bird flu origin in Minn.
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PAUL – Three weeks have passed since a high strain of avian influenza struck a Pope County turkey farm, killing thousands of birds and the Minnesota DNR wildlife research manager says it didn't get there the way many suspected. "The fact is there just …

Posted on 26 March 2015 | 1:23 am

New bird flu strain making rounds – Chillicothe Gazette


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New bird flu strain making rounds
Chillicothe Gazette
CHILLICOTHE – Influenza season for humans in Ohio is winding down, but public health officials statewide are trying to get the word out to domestic poultry owners about a new strain of avian influenza that is being spread by wild birds. Highly
US developing bird flu vaccine, no distribution plans yetReuters
USDA to test avian flu vaccine; wild birds nixed as Minnesota H5N2 sourceCIDRAP
Monitoring continues for bird flu that has shown up in other statesRadio Iowa
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Posted on 23 March 2015 | 11:16 pm

Greenfields: Bird flu in neighboring states prompts warning – DesMoinesRegister.com


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Greenfields: Bird flu in neighboring states prompts warning
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Bird flu in neighboring states prompts warning. With bird flu detected in neighboring states, Iowa poultry and animal health leaders are worried about the deadly disease making its way into large barn and backyard flocks across the state. "We're

Posted on 21 March 2015 | 4:09 am

Bird Flu – Yahoo News Search Results

2nd western Minnesota turkey farm hit by bird flu outbreak

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A second Minnesota turkey farm has been struck by a form of bird flu that's deadly to poultry and will lose 66,000 birds, state and federal officials said Friday.

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 9:29 pm

Bird flu found at 2nd turkey farm in Minnesota; 22K died from virus, 44K more to be killed

MINNEAPOLIS — A second Minnesota turkey farm has been struck by a form of bird flu that's deadly to poultry and will lose 66,000 birds, state and federal officials said Friday.

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 7:24 pm

Bird Flu Caused Death of Pelicans in Bulgaria's Srebarna Reserve

Bird flu was identified as the cause of death of the 21 pelicans, which were found dead in Bulgaria's Srebarna nature reserve on Tuesday. This emerged after the samples, which had been taken from two of the dead birds, were examined by the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BABH). In order to prevent the spread of the disease, BABH had taken the necessary measures by introducing a 3-kilometre …

Posted on 26 March 2015 | 4:06 pm

U.S. reports bird flu outbreak in California: OIE

The United States has reported a mild form of bird flu on a turkey farm in California, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of outbreaks to hit the U.S. poultry industry in recent months. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a report posted on the OIE website that a commercial turkey flock in Merced County, near San Francisco, had been …

Posted on 18 March 2015 | 4:31 pm

New avian flu outbreak along Mississippi flyway challenges fowl farmers

An outbreak of an avian bird flu that has attacked flocks of turkeys continues to spread throughout the Mississippi River Valley, as biosecurity detectives scramble to pin down the mode of transmission and contain the epidemic. The particular strain of avian influenza usually doesn’t harm wild fowl, but does cause problems for domesticated flocks. The outbreak along the Mississippi flyway …

Posted on 14 March 2015 | 8:49 pm

Bird Flu Spreads Across China, Posing Threat to People: Report

Title: Bird Flu Spreads Across China, Posing Threat to People: Report Category: Health News Created: 3/11/2015 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 3/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Posted on 13 March 2015 | 4:31 am

Current bird flu in China could become ‘pandemic’ threat to humans, researchers say

The virus has sickened 318 people and killed more than 100 in China

Posted on 11 March 2015 | 9:22 pm

Mutating H7N9 bird flu may pose pandemic threat, scientists warn

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – A wave of H7N9 bird flu in China that has spread into people may have the potential to emerge as a pandemic strain in humans, scientists said on Wednesday. The H7N9 virus, one of several strains of bird flu known to be able to infect humans, has persisted, diversified and spread in chickens across China, the researchers said, fuelling a resurgence of infections …

Posted on 11 March 2015 | 6:31 pm

Bird flu confirmed at 2nd turkey farm in Missouri; state moving to stop spread

A bird flu deadly to poultry has been confirmed at a second turkey farm in Missouri, and state agriculture leaders are making efforts to stop the spread of the virus.

Posted on 10 March 2015 | 4:02 pm

Bird flu confirmed at 2nd turkey farm in Missouri

A bird flu deadly to poultry has been confirmed at a second turkey farm in Missouri, and state agriculture leaders are making efforts to stop the spread of the virus. The Missouri Department of Agriculture …

Posted on 10 March 2015 | 3:41 pm