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South Dakota Pheasant Producers Wary Of Bird Flu – KDLT News


KDLT News

South Dakota Pheasant Producers Wary Of Bird Flu
KDLT News
As the outbreak spreads across the Midwest killing millions of birds, many fear the virus will spread to South Dakota pheasant farms. Midwest pheasant producers for hunting are anxious as the H5N2 Avian Flu spreads. “I believe it's a big concern to

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 12:01 am

Worried Iowa farmers brace for bird flu impact – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Worried Iowa farmers brace for bird flu impact
USA TODAY
HARRIS, Iowa — The brightly colored T-shirts workers wear as they leave Sunrise Farms in northwest Iowa belie the grim work going on at the security-guarded facility. The massive operation, where the nation's largest avian influenza outbreak was …
New avian flu viruses send US scientists scramblingYahoo News
RPT-INSIGHT-New avian flu viruses send US scientists scramblingReuters
Midwest Avian Flu Outbreak Calls For Bio-Security PrecautionsTimes Record
Grand Island Independent
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Posted on 26 April 2015 | 11:37 pm

National Guard gets rolling Monday on bird flu containment mission – Minneapolis Star Tribune


Minneapolis Star Tribune

National Guard gets rolling Monday on bird flu containment mission
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The National Guard will use 15 military trucks to deliver water as part of its initial assistance in the fight against the bird flu outbreak, which has infected dozens of commercial turkey operations in Minnesota and at least one chicken operation. The
National Guard called up to deliver water in Minnesota bird flu fightYahoo News
Minn. National Guard to start bird flu missionKARE

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Posted on 26 April 2015 | 7:24 pm

Avian influenza detected on 3rd Oxford County farm – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Avian influenza detected on 3rd Oxford County farm
CBC.ca
Most bird flu viruses do not infect humans or pose a food safety risk when poultry products are properly handled and cooked. The CFIA has set up two avian influenza control zones, which each span a 10-kilometre radius. One is located in Oxford County
Bird flu quarantine zone expands into Waterloo RegionCTV News
Avian bird flu toll hits 75000 0Woodstock Sentinel Review

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Posted on 26 April 2015 | 5:17 pm

North Dakota zoo taking steps to keep bird flu away – Myrtle Beach Sun News


North Dakota zoo taking steps to keep bird flu away
Myrtle Beach Sun News
He says the zoo would be inviting wild ducks and geese if it had its ponds full. The H5N2 virus has cost producers more than 7 million turkeys and chickens so far this year. Federal agriculture officials say the deadly strain of bird flu could be a

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Posted on 26 April 2015 | 2:25 pm

Bird flu spreading its wings – South Bend Tribune


Omaha World-Herald

Bird flu spreading its wings
South Bend Tribune
Numerous new cases of avian influenza were discovered last week, including at Iowa's largest egg producing facility with 3.8 million hens. The count for affected chickens and turkeys is now more than 8 million in the Midwest, with the hardest-hit being
Government intervenes in bird flu epidemicBismarck Tribune
Iowa details steps to avoid spreading avian fluOmaha World-Herald

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Posted on 26 April 2015 | 10:51 am

Bird flu epidemic takes toll on health of Hormel’s Jennie-O – Minneapolis Star Tribune


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Bird flu epidemic takes toll on health of Hormel's Jennie-O
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Stock analysts who follow Hormel said they believe the bird flu's effects will be temporary, and animal health authorities believe consistently warmer weather will stop the virus' spread for the spring season. Gov. Mark Dayton — who was set Saturday
What you need to know about bird fluDesMoinesRegister.com
Escalating Bird-Flu Outbreak Takes Toll on US Poultry FarmsWall Street Journal
Minnesota declares state of emergency over bird flu in poultryAl Jazeera America
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Posted on 26 April 2015 | 1:41 am

Wisconsin egg company vows to be productive after bird flu – KARE


KARE

Wisconsin egg company vows to be productive after bird flu
KARE
MADISON, Wis. – A Wisconsin egg company executive says a Lake Mills facility will become productive again after they euthanize all 800,000 chickens due to a highly contagious avian influenza virus. The Wisconsin State Journal reports the Daybreak Foods …
Daybreak Foods dealing with bird flu that struck huge Lake Mills facilityMadison.com
Egg company vows to be productive after bird fluChannel3000.com – WISC-TV3
Wisconsin egg company affected by bird flu vows to be productive againMinneapolis Star Tribune

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Posted on 25 April 2015 | 11:16 pm

Shiffer: Secrecy won’t help to stem Minnesota’s bird flu crisis – Minneapolis Star Tribune


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Shiffer: Secrecy won't help to stem Minnesota's bird flu crisis
Minneapolis Star Tribune
More than 2.5 million affected birds have been killed, and every day brings news of three or four more farms infected. Public health workers are urging poultry workers to take anti-flu medications, and monitoring them for any sign that virus has jumped

Posted on 25 April 2015 | 10:10 pm

Bird flu: Bad for birds, but OK for humans, for now – CNN


CNN

Bird flu: Bad for birds, but OK for humans, for now
CNN
(CNN) The latest outbreak of bird flu — the worst in the U.S. since the 1980s — is not a likely threat to humans, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But as with any potential threat to human health, they are preparing for the
CDC: Risk low for human infection from US strains of bird fluFox News
Warmer weather should arrest bird flu for now, US officials sayUSA TODAY
The bird flu outbreak is bad for food companies, but it's not a public health Fortune
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Posted on 22 April 2015 | 7:06 pm

Bird Flu – Yahoo News Search Results

Bird flu scare leaves poultry industry shaken in two states

The bird flu outbreak in Telangana has the Rs 20,000 crore turnover poultry industry in the two states of Andhra Pradesh and T running scared as it comes at a time when the sector has been bleeding due to adverse market conditions.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 11:56 pm

More US poultry flocks infected with bird flu: Agriculture Department

The number of US poultry flocks infected with a deadly strain of bird flu rose on Tuesday as Iowa identified its first case and Minnesota confirmed eight more cases, according to the US Department of Agriculture.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 11:29 pm

Bird flu spreads to Iowa turkey flock; 6th Midwest state

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bird-flu strain that has already led to the deaths of nearly 2 million turkeys nationwide spread to an Iowa turkey farm, authorities said on Tuesday, bringing to six the number of states hit with the outbreak that was also confirmed at eight more farms in Minnesota.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 10:40 pm

More U.S. poultry flocks infected with bird flu: Agriculture Department

The number of U.S. poultry flocks infected with a deadly strain of bird flu rose on Tuesday as Iowa identified its first case and Minnesota confirmed eight more cases, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Twenty-two commercial turkey flocks in Minnesota, the leading U.S. turkey-producing state, have been infected with the H5N2 flu in about six weeks. Prior to Minnesota's eight new …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 9:18 pm

Bird Flu Discovered In Iowa

BUENA VISTA COUNTY, Iowa – The spread of bird flu across the Mississippi flyway finally reached Iowa. Highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza was found in a commercial turkey flock in Buena Vista County. It was confirmed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). APHIS is working with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:31 pm

Bird flu confirmed in Iowa turkey flock

A bird-flu strain that has already hit numerous turkey farms in the Midwest has been found in a turkey flock in Iowa.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:13 pm

Bird flu outbreak in Telangana, 1.45 lakh birds being culled

District authorities in Ranga Reddy, Mehboobnagar and Hyderabad (Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation limits) held emergency meetings.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 3:14 pm

Bird flu turns up in Wisconsin farm – Tue, 14 Apr 2015 PST

A dangerous bird-flu strain that has already hit numerous turkey farms in the Midwest has now been identified in a Wisconsin chicken flock, marking the first case of the virus …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:12 am

Bird flu found in chicken farm

Bird flu found in chicken farm A dangerous bird flu strain that has already hit numerous turkey farms in the Midwest has now been identified in a Wisconsin chicken flock, marking the first case of the virus in a commercial chicken farm in the United States and its first appearance in Wisconsin, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:32 am

Lethal bird flu found in chicken flock

The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed the first case of a lethal strain of bird flu in a commercial chicken flock.

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 5:14 pm