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New England Farms Hope to Keep Bird Flu at Bay – NECN


NECN

New England Farms Hope to Keep Bird Flu at Bay
NECN
Vermont farmers are taking steps to protect their flocks from bird flu, even though the disease has not been detected in the state. In the Midwest, millions of chickens and turkeys have been euthanized in an all-out attempt to stop the spread of bird flu.
Dayton Behind Loan Proposal For Farmers Hit By Bird FluCBS Local
Bird flu strikes biggest Minnesota farm yet, Nicollet County farm with over 1 Minneapolis Star Tribune
A Flu Epidemic That Threatens Birds, Not HumansNew York Times
Boston Globe (subscription) -Arizona Daily Star
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Posted on 4 May 2015 | 8:54 pm

Poultry industry output bounces but bird flu casts pall – The News Journal


Missouri Farmer Today

Poultry industry output bounces but bird flu casts pall
The News Journal
"The big challenge for the poultry industry here is the avian influenza they have out west," said Scot Wharton, whose family grows about 720,000 small chickens annually for Perdue Farms. "If something like that hit this area, with the way we're
Wisconsin congressmen call for bird flu fundingMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
Canadian industry on guard as avian flu spreads in USWestern Producer (subscription)
Poultry raisers hope summer relieves outbreak of avian fluArkansas Online
Southernminn.com -Missouri Farmer Today
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Posted on 4 May 2015 | 5:29 pm

Turkey reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak in northern province – Reuters


Channel News Asia

Turkey reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak in northern province
Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) – Turkey has reported an outbreak of H5N1 bird flu virus in a backyard in the northern province of Kastamonu, the first case of the highly pathogenic strain in seven years, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday.
H5N1 revisits Turkey as H5N8 plagues TaiwanCIDRAP

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Posted on 4 May 2015 | 5:08 pm

Bird flu moves south and east in Iowa – WQAD.com


WQAD.com

Bird flu moves south and east in Iowa
WQAD.com
Avian influenza continued to spread in Iowa, with probable cases detected in more than 16 million birds in ten counties. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad declared a state of emergency in the state Friday, May 1, 2015. The declaration makes state resources …
Bird Flu Could Be In A Quarter Of Iowa Henswhotv.com
Gov. Brandstad addresses bird flu outbreak MondayKETV Omaha
GRBJ: Michigan monitoring poultry for bird fluWZZM
Irish Farmers Journal -MercoPress
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Posted on 4 May 2015 | 4:35 pm

Tyson Says Bird Flu’s Primary Effect Is Lost Export Sales – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Tyson Says Bird Flu's Primary Effect Is Lost Export Sales
Bloomberg
Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. chicken processor, said the primary effect of the current avian influenza outbreak has been lost export sales and that the company can cope with the resulting change in poultry supplies. Chief Executive Officer Donnie
Hillshire deal helps Tyson beat profit estimatesIrish Times
Hillshire deal helps Tyson Foods beat profit estimatesReuters
Tyson Foods Feeding Investors After Second-Quarter Earnings Beat (TSN)Seeking Alpha
Food Dive
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Posted on 4 May 2015 | 4:13 pm

Health minister says on alert against bird flu after town suffers outbreak – Today’s Zaman


Today’s Zaman

Health minister says on alert against bird flu after town suffers outbreak
Today’s Zaman
In remarks to reporters during a visit to the northwestern province of Yalova, Müezzinoğlu answered questions about the bird flu that was found in Bandırma's Edincik neighborhood, which was put under quarantine after the death of around 40,000 chickens
Turkish officials say bird flu 'under control'VideoNewsUs
Bird flu found in Turkey's west, area quarantinedHurriyet Daily News
Western Turkish town quarantined over bird fluBGN NEWS

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Posted on 4 May 2015 | 3:58 pm

For Minnesota turkey farmers, bird flu is crisis of a lifetime – Minnesota Public Radio News


Minnesota Public Radio News

For Minnesota turkey farmers, bird flu is crisis of a lifetime
Minnesota Public Radio News
Turkey farmer Greg Langmo recently lost the 11,000 turkeys who lived in the barn behind him to avian influenza. He is uncertain his business can survive the loss. Jennifer Simonson | MPR News …

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Posted on 4 May 2015 | 9:01 am

Senator Thune & Representative Noem Discuss Bird Flu Outbreak – KDLT News


KDLT News

Senator Thune & Representative Noem Discuss Bird Flu Outbreak
KDLT News
Senator John Thune said, "It's just kind of all over the place now, and so it's going to take a very big team effort to combat it, stop it.” Senator Thune says the bird flu could eventually have an impact at supermarkets if there are food shortages

Posted on 4 May 2015 | 12:22 am

How did Iowa’s Avian Flu outbreak get so bad? – PBS NewsHour


USA TODAY

How did Iowa's Avian Flu outbreak get so bad?
PBS NewsHour
Iowa, the country's largest egg-producing state, declared a major outbreak of the Avian Flu. And to try and contain the disease, millions of chickens and turkeys there and in Wisconsin and Minnesota have been killed. Amy Mayer, a reporter for Harvest
Iowa declares state of emergency over bird fluUSA TODAY
Iowa declares state of emergency over bird flu outbreakNew York Post
Bird Flu Outbreak Prompts State of Emergency in IowaWall Street Journal
The Denver Post -KCCI Des Moines
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Posted on 3 May 2015 | 8:13 pm

Eighth case of bird flu detected in Wisconsin; fourth reported case in Barron … – fox6now.com


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Eighth case of bird flu detected in Wisconsin; fourth reported case in Barron
fox6now.com
Bird flu was first detected in Wisconsin at a commercial chicken flock in Jefferson County on April 13th. The number of affected birds has risen to more than 1.5 million in Wisconsin. A ban on poultry movement to shows, exhibitions and swap meets in
8th case of bird flu detected in WisconsinBelleville News-Democrat
State Authorities In Wisconsin Confirm 8th Avian Flu CaseTech Times

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Posted on 3 May 2015 | 7:27 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