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Goa bans Karnataka poultry following bird flu outbreak – India Today


India Today

Goa bans Karnataka poultry following bird flu outbreak
India Today
Speaking to reporters, South Goa District Magistrate Swapnil Naik said that the ban was imposed after the Bhopal-based National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases confirmed presence of bird flu in birds from a poultry in Bidar's Humnabad area

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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 6:34 pm

Bird flu: Emptying of farms started in the Central region, but ban on chicken sales remains – Business in Cameroon


Business in Cameroon

Bird flu: Emptying of farms started in the Central region, but ban on chicken sales remains
Business in Cameroon
As a reminder, it was in the Central region that the first outbreak of bird flu was discovered in May, creating a stir in the poultry sector, as the epizooty spread to three other regions (South, West end Adamaoua) in Cameroon. The ban on the sale of

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 11:12 am

Bird flu outbreak highlights need for farm coverage – Insurance Business Canada (blog)


Insurance Business Canada (blog)

Bird flu outbreak highlights need for farm coverage
Insurance Business Canada (blog)
“It seems to be a more active year this year than it has been in the past; from our standpoint, the avian flu has been a really small part, but we've been seeing a few fires, more than what we've seen in previous years, there's been wind damage and

Posted on 22 July 2016 | 12:15 pm

Spread of bird flu in Africa threatens poultry, profits and people – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Spread of bird flu in Africa threatens poultry, profits and people
Los Angeles Times
An outbreak of avian influenza virus in Cameroon is raising concerns that the disease, already entrenched in parts of West and Central Africa, might advance southward and ravish the poultry industry. “The risk is real,” Eran Raizman of the Food and …
The State of Israel has provided urgent assistance to Cameroon to help fight the spread of the birdflu virusCameroon Concord

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Posted on 22 July 2016 | 10:03 am

Does the Sioux Falls landfill handle bird flu disposal? – Sioux Falls Argus Leader


Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Does the Sioux Falls landfill handle bird flu disposal?
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Tuesday's meeting in Parker on a proposed 2.5-million chicken egg operation included some choice words from opponents about bird flu. About a month ago, Sonstegard Foods representatives talked about the possibility of disposing some birds in the Sioux …

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Posted on 21 July 2016 | 4:59 pm

Vigilance Needed After Bird Flu Reports in Russian Wild Birds – ThePoultrySite.com


Vigilance Needed After Bird Flu Reports in Russian Wild Birds
ThePoultrySite.com
The organisation said the current wild bird incident lies within two flyways and is located close to a third flyway with overlap into the EU. Contact between wild birds and poultry is a significant risk factor for avian flu and other problematic

Posted on 21 July 2016 | 10:04 am

Chickens Found with Genetic Resistance to Bird Flu – ThePoultrySite.com


Chickens Found with Genetic Resistance to Bird Flu
ThePoultrySite.com
UK – New research carried out at The Pirbright Institute indicates that the genes of some chickens makes them almost resistant to bird flu. The findings, which are published in the journal Scientific Reports, show that genetics play a key part in

Posted on 21 July 2016 | 7:18 am

New research uncovers poultry resistant to bird flu – FarmersWeekly


FarmersWeekly

New research uncovers poultry resistant to bird flu
FarmersWeekly
Some chickens are almost completely resistant to a serious strain of bird flu, new research has shown. The study, carried out at the Pirbright Institute, found birds that carried the strain of avian influenza but were genetically resistant to the
Risks While Traveling – Avian Flu, Dengue Fever And Realted IllnessesNet Globers

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Posted on 18 July 2016 | 10:54 am

FAO calls for increased vigilance as Bird Flu spreads in West and Central Africa – Africanews


Africanews

FAO calls for increased vigilance as Bird Flu spreads in West and Central Africa
Africanews
Countries across West and Central Africa are on alert as bird flu continues to spread across the region, with Cameroon becoming the latest African country to detect the disease, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said. The disease, which
Mammals Can Carry Avian Flu, Too107.180.56.147 (press release) (registration) (blog)

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Posted on 16 July 2016 | 10:42 pm

14000 ducks to be killed in efforts to eradicate avian flu – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

14000 ducks to be killed in efforts to eradicate avian flu
CBC.ca
The federal government has imposed a quarantine zone around a St. Catharines, Ont., farm where a strain of bird flu was discovered. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said in a news release it has established an "Avian Influenza Control Zone
Quarantine zone set up after bird flu detected in southern OntarioCP24 Toronto’s Breaking News
Duck farm Avian FluCHCH News

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Posted on 11 July 2016 | 12:32 pm

Bird Flu – BingNews

Goa bans Karnataka poultry following bird flu outbreak

Panaji, July 23: The administration in Goa’s South Goa district on Saturday banned the entry of poultry from Karnataka, following a reported outbreak of bird flu in the neighbouring state’s Bidar district. Speaking to reporters, South Goa District …

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 12:24 pm

Avian influenza update: An interview with Mike Coston

Avian influenza is making it’s mark in several areas of the world and the editor of the website, Avian Flu Diary, Mike Coston joined me for an update on the global situation which will be aired on the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show on Sunday.

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 9:51 am

Bird flu: Emptying of farms started in the Central region, but ban on chicken sales remains

(Business in Cameroon) – The regional delegation of the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industries (Minepia) for the Central region, has also launched the operations to empty farms, after close to a month of ban on the sale of chicken …

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 4:19 am

In Africa, bird flu risk raises alarm

(TNS) — An outbreak of avian influenza virus in Cameroon is raising concerns that the disease, already entrenched in parts of West and Central Africa, might advance southward and ravish the poultry industry. “The risk is real,” Eran Raizman of the …

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 1:51 am

Influenza A (H10N7) Virus Causes Respiratory Tract Disease in Harbor Seals and Ferrets

Avian influenza viruses sporadically cross the species barrier to mammals, including humans, in which they may cause epidemic disease. Recently such an epidemic occurred due to the emergence of avian influenza virus of the subtype H10N7 (Seal/H10N7 …

Posted on 22 July 2016 | 10:21 pm

Does the Sioux Falls landfill handle bird flu disposal?

Tuesday’s meeting in Parker on a proposed 2.5-million chicken egg operation included some choice words from opponents about bird flu. About a month ago, Sonstegard Foods representatives talked about the possibility of disposing some birds in the Sioux …

Posted on 21 July 2016 | 10:01 am

Rebuilding after the Avian Flu

DES MOINES — The 4H program in Marion County is making a full recovery after the avian flu swept the country in 2015. Iowa was hit the hardest with about 31 million birds being killed in order to stop the outbreak. Chicken handlers at the Marion County …

Posted on 19 July 2016 | 1:15 pm

As Egg Industry Recovers From Avian Flu Outbreak, Cal-Maine Posts Better-Than-Expected Profit

In the year since the avian flu wiped out 10% of the egg-laying chicken population in the U.S., egg prices have swung wildly, to say the least. After hitting unprecedented highs last summer, costs have dropped to multi-year lows as farms replaced their …

Posted on 18 July 2016 | 8:40 am

Why some chickens are resistant to bird flu

The genes of some chickens make them almost completely resistant to a serious strain of bird flu, new research has found. The findings suggest that genetics play a key part in whether the birds are susceptible or resistant to the potentially deadly virus.

Posted on 18 July 2016 | 4:04 am

Bird flu outbreak in west Africa raises worries about food and livelihoods

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian flu in west and central Africa has stoked fears that the disease may become endemic in the region, with lasting implications for people’s livelihoods, the U.N. food …

Posted on 15 July 2016 | 9:56 am