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Avian flu virus detected in Chiayi, over 6000 ducks culled – Focus Taiwan News Channel


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Avian flu virus detected in Chiayi, over 6000 ducks culled
Focus Taiwan News Channel
While none of the other 13 poultry farms within a one kilometer radius had been found to be contaminated by the bird flu virus, the Bureau of Animal and Plant Inspection and Quarantine is tracing the origin of the outbreak by checking poultry farms

Posted on 30 August 2015 | 10:41 am

Minn. poultry producers brace for bird flu’s possible return in fall – INFORUM


INFORUM

Minn. poultry producers brace for bird flu's possible return in fall
INFORUM
Minnesota State Fair poultry exhibits in 2015 are limited to photos and other displays without live birds because of avian flu concerns. Across the street from the poultry barn is Turkey to Go, which continues attracting long lines for turkey
No bird flu worries shown at state fairWest Central Tribune

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 10:05 pm

Dakota Provisions survives 2015 avian flu impact: Lessons learned will lead to … – Plainsman


Dakota Provisions survives 2015 avian flu impact: Lessons learned will lead to
Plainsman
HURON – Although the avian influenza cost Dakota Provisions 12 percent of its total production this year, it was able to keep its workforce and customers and will be back to full strength in turkeys by the end of October. “Twelve percent of your

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 7:34 pm

Bird flu concerns affect agriculture displays at fairs – WPTZ The Champlain Valley


WPTZ The Champlain Valley

Bird flu concerns affect agriculture displays at fairs
WPTZ The Champlain Valley
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. —The specter of bird flu has impacted some of the agriculture exhibits at the Champlain Valley Fair in Essex Junction, Vermont, which opened Friday. The fair's poultry superintendent said this year, some exhibitors are keeping
Virginia officials work to prevent bird flu outbreakThe Daily Progress
Watch for signs of bird fluColumbia County News Times
Avian flu still concerns farmersAgri News
Benzinga
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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 2:33 pm

Iowa ag secretary revisits bird flu nightmare – Dubuque Telegraph Herald


Dubuque Telegraph Herald

Iowa ag secretary revisits bird flu nightmare
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
MAQUOKETA, Iowa — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey expects the poultry industry to rebound after a bird flu outbreak caused the loss of 34 million birds statewide. Northey on Friday addressed the situation after he toured the P&K Midwest

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 7:52 am

Farm Bureau issues bird flu impact study – Iowa Farmer Today


Farm Bureau issues bird flu impact study
Iowa Farmer Today
DES MOINES — The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation released study results Aug. 17 indicating the avian flu outbreak in Iowa cost producers nearly 8,500 jobs and almost $427 million in lost revenue when the disease forced the depopulation of 34 million birds …

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 8:09 pm

Omelet prices rise at Bay City diner after bird flu kills millions of chickens – MLive.com


MLive.com

Omelet prices rise at Bay City diner after bird flu kills millions of chickens
MLive.com
The omelet prices at Rudy's Red Lion Diner in downtown Bay City have been increased by 80 cents after an avian flu outbreak killed millions of egg-laying hens and raised egg prices. Though the sign cites a "dramatic shortage of eggs" egg industry

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 6:58 pm

Japan partly lifts US, Canada poultry ban after bird flu – Reuters


Japan partly lifts US, Canada poultry ban after bird flu
Reuters
TOKYO Japan's Farm Ministry on Friday partiality lifted a ban on imports of live poultry and poultry meat from the United States and Canada following an outbreak of bird flu. Imports from the eight U.S. states of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California

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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 6:24 am

Legislators tour bonding projects, learn about bird flu testing – AG Week


AG Week

Legislators tour bonding projects, learn about bird flu testing
AG Week
Legislative funding was approved to improve the speed of testing for avian influenza, which savaged Midwestern poultry farms in March and April. The Legislature approved $8.5 million for improvements to the Willmar lab in the 2015 bonding bill. Voss

Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:06 pm

Is bird flu going to affect human flu vaccine production? – CNBC


CNBC

Is bird flu going to affect human flu vaccine production?
CNBC
If there's a sunny side to the major avian flu outbreak that is squeezing the nation's egg supply, it's this: You'll still be able to get your flu vaccine this fall, if you want it. Egg prices have soared in recent weeks as the outbreak, the worst in

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Posted on 7 August 2015 | 3:38 pm

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Avian flu expected to reach NC this fall

The highly pathogenic avian influenza virus is expected to be introduced in North Carolina this fall, according to the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Avian influenza is caused by an influenza type A virus, which can infect poultry …

Posted on 30 August 2015 | 3:32 am

Watch for signs of bird flu

If you regularly follow the news, you might have noticed several recent stories about a new strain of bird flu affecting poultry production across the United States. Although it has not yet been detected in Georgia, it has the potential to significantly …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 9:31 pm

Minn. poultry producers brace for bird flu’s possible return in fall

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – Temperatures have dipped into the 40s and even the 30s, in northern Minnesota. Ducks and geese are beginning their annual migration south. Leaves are just beginning to turn. “We are there,” Badger, Minn., farmer John Burkel said …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 4:01 pm

Omelet prices rise at Bay City diner after bird flu kills millions of chickens

BAY CITY, MI — If you want to order an omelet at Rudy’s Red Lion Diner in downtown Bay City, plan on paying 80-cents more indefinitely. That’s because an outbreak of avian — or bird — flu has wiped out millions of egg-laying hens across the United …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 7:39 am

Bird flu concerns affect agriculture displays at fairs

The specter of bird flu has impacted some of the agriculture exhibits at the Champlain Valley Fair in Essex Junction, Vermont, which opened Friday. The fair’s poultry superintendent said this year, some exhibitors are keeping their birds at home, to cut …

Posted on 29 August 2015 | 7:37 am

Avian Flu Plucks Sanderson Farms’ Feathers

Although the avian flu outbreak earlier this year mostly hit the country’s turkey population, affecting some 40 million birds, chicken processor Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ: SAFM) took a hit to sales and profits in the second quarter, as pricing collapsed …

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:37 pm

Avian flu still concerns farmers

INDIANAPOLIS — Although the last case of avian influenza was detected in Iowa about two months ago, those in the poultry industry still are worried. By the middle of June, more than 200 cases of the disease were identified in 15 different states.

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 10:51 am

Bird flu is no concern at Minnesota State Fair

FALCON HEIGHTS — Jody Taubert and Forrest Appleton sat on a bench near the Turkey to Go booth at the Minnesota State Fair, eating a chunky turkey sandwich. “It’s easy to share,” Appleton said of the juicy meal the Minnesota Turkey Growers …

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 10:44 am

Japan partly lifts US, Canada poultry ban after bird flu

Japan’s Farm Ministry on Friday partiality lifted a ban on imports of live poultry and poultry meat from the United States and Canada following an outbreak of bird flu. Imports from the eight U.S. states of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California, Kansas …

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:24 am

Avian flu outbreak among reasons for soaring egg prices

Consumers are shelling out more for a carton of large eggs as benchmark prices in California have gone up by 150 percent in a year. Last August, a dozen large eggs cost $1.45 and a year later the price is $3.61 for the same carton, according to information …

Posted on 24 August 2015 | 7:29 pm