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Avian flu threatening Arkansas businesses – THV 11


Avian flu threatening Arkansas businesses
THV 11
While Carpenter waits for prices to level out, folks at the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission are busy hatching plans for the potential arrival of the avian flu. Bruce Holland says, "As the migratory birds come back in late fall, we expect that

Posted on 3 July 2015 | 2:59 am

Bird flu affects grocery stores, restaurant chain – News-Press Now


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Bird flu affects grocery stores, restaurant chain
News-Press Now
Signs posted at Bandana's Bar-B-Q, 4225 Frederick Ave., are advising customers that the spread of the bird flu — as it's commonly known — had left the chain without its supply of turkey found in a series of menu items. Only a limited amount of turkey

Posted on 3 July 2015 | 2:04 am

Tennessee preparing for possible spread of bird flu – WSMV Nashville


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Tennessee preparing for possible spread of bird flu
WSMV Nashville
The high path avian influenza outbreak is now considered one of the costliest animal health disasters in American history. While it has not been detected in Tennessee, it has prompted the Tennessee Department of Agriculture to take steps to prepare.

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Posted on 2 July 2015 | 11:13 pm

Federal Government to Step up Bird Flu Monitoring This Fall – ABC News


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Federal Government to Step up Bird Flu Monitoring This Fall
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The federal government announced plans Thursday to step up monitoring wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest. The U.S. Department of
Wild birds will be avian flu's early warning system in USOmaha World-Herald

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Posted on 2 July 2015 | 5:26 pm

Bird flu threat escalates as virus mutates – FarmersWeekly


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Bird flu threat escalates as virus mutates
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Controlling avian influenza, both locally and globally, is becoming increasingly difficult, with the virus keeping one step ahead of scientific understanding. “Despite massive investment, there are still some key gaps in our knowledge,” according to

Posted on 2 July 2015 | 3:47 pm

Iowa Governor Extends Bird Flu Disaster Proclamation – Insurance Journal


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Iowa Governor Extends Bird Flu Disaster Proclamation
Insurance Journal
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 was the second extension of the original disaster proclamation. It otherwise would have expired July 1.
Bird flu continues to impact farmers, businessesKIMT 3
Gov. Branstad extends bird flu disaster emergencykwwl.com

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Posted on 1 July 2015 | 4:24 pm

Avian flu threatens chickens, eggs – Albany Times Union


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Avian flu threatens chickens, eggs
Albany Times Union
Albany. While it's not the sort of threat we would immediately associate with the phrase "homeland security," New York's preparedness teams are hatching plans for the potential arrival of an avian flu that has already wiped out more than 40 million

Posted on 1 July 2015 | 7:24 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

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
Around Iowa: Bird flu means educational displays replace birds at fairsDesMoinesRegister.com
Perdue joins early efforts to combat bird fluDelmarva Daily Times
Bird flu outbreak leads to cheaper chicken pricesIowa Farmer Today
Farm and Ranch Guide -Agri-Pulse
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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 4:15 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

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US Steps Up Wild Bird Monitoring for Avian Flu

US – The US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) has published updated plans for surveillance of avian influenza in wild birds, which provide for an increase in sampling. The ‘interagency’ strategies aim to …

Posted on 3 July 2015 | 1:54 am

Mohave County free of avian influenza

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) — Four Arizona counties have been found to have no signs of avian influenza even after possibly receiving contaminated birds or eggs. The Casa Grande Dispatch reported the Arizona Department of Agriculture launched an …

Posted on 3 July 2015 | 1:08 am

Egg-spenses on the rise: Avian flu outbreak in Lower 48 leads to higher costs

Egg prices have shot up across the central Kenai Peninsula within the past month, causing concern for local sellers and buyers. The increase is due to a massive loss of laying hens in Lower 48 poultry operations. Nearly 50 million chickens have succumbed …

Posted on 2 July 2015 | 9:39 pm

USDA to step up bird flu monitoring this fall

MINNEAPOLIS – The federal government announced plans Thursday to step up monitoring wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest.

Posted on 2 July 2015 | 9:12 pm

Central Pa. poultry industry takes precautions against bird flu

Avian influenza refers to a viral infection in wild birds, domestic poultry and other birds. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers the risk to people to be low. – (Photo / Amy Spangler) Avian influenza refers to a viral infection in wild …

Posted on 2 July 2015 | 9:05 pm

Agric Ministry turns to Finance Ministry to compensate affected bird flu farmers

The Chairman of the Food and Agriculture Committee of Parliament is appealing to the Finance Ministry to compensate poultry farmers affected by bird flu. Gabriel Essilfie told members on the floor of Parliament Thursday, the agric ministry is broke and has …

Posted on 2 July 2015 | 7:07 pm

Avian flu threatening Arkansas businesses

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Inside of this quaint coffee shop in North Little Rock, you are sure to find a busy staff serving up fresh coffee and specialty plates. “Some of our favorite menu items include eggs, like our breakfast tacos and breakfast …

Posted on 2 July 2015 | 4:23 pm

Feds to step up bird flu monitoring this fall

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Posted on 2 July 2015 | 11:24 am

Your Chicken May Contain Bird Flu

We may be losing the battle to contain deadly bird flus (H5N1, H5N2, H5N8) in the United States, and the Centers for Disease Control recently issued a warning about looking for crossover cases in humans. So far this year, 47 million birds — mostly …

Posted on 22 June 2015 | 11:04 am

Bird Flu May Affect Turkey Market Come Thanksgiving

Nearly 7.8 millions turkeys died this year because of bird flu. Following the worst-ever U.S. outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu, supplies of whole turkeys may be limited when Thanksgiving rolls around.

Posted on 19 June 2015 | 11:17 am