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Local Farmers Urged to Take Precautions Against Bird Flu – KVRR


KVRR

Local Farmers Urged to Take Precautions Against Bird Flu
KVRR
FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Department of Health is urging local farmers to take precautions as the list of states with the bird flu grows. Georgia has just been added to the list which already includes Tennessee, Kentucky, Wisconsin and Alabama.
Bird flu confirmed in two poultry flocks in north AlabamaConcord Register

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Posted on 29 March 2017 | 2:16 am

Bird Flu Is a Big Deal. Of Course Trump Wants to Defund the Best Way to Contain It. – Mother Jones


Mother Jones

Bird Flu Is a Big Deal. Of Course Trump Wants to Defund the Best Way to Contain It.
Mother Jones
Among the cuts being sought for 2017, the Trump team seeks to extract funds from a USDA program funded by Congress in 2015 to address the flu problem that swept through the Midwest that year, triggering the euthanasia of 50 million birds and causing …
Georgia poultry company struck by strain of bird flu as virus spreads through southeastMarketWatch
Bird flu found in chicken flock at GA farmWSPA.com
Bird flu found in GeorgiaAtlanta Business Chronicle
AL.com –whotv.com –Chattanooga Times Free Press
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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 9:25 pm

Midstate farmers watching for avian flu | State-and-regional … – The Sentinel


The Sentinel

Midstate farmers watching for avian flu | State-and-regional …
The Sentinel
ELIZABETHTOWN – Jonathan Groff has about 100 pastured chickens at Thousand Hills Farms.

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 2:35 am

Land of the short white feather: New Zealand’s unlikely bird flu … – Reuters


Land of the short white feather: New Zealand's unlikely bird flu …
Reuters
The deadly bird flu that's forced mass bird culls and roiled the global egg and poultry trade has spawned one unlikely success – New Zealand, a rare source of …

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 1:44 am

Bird flu found in chicken flock at northwest Georgia farm – goskagit.com


goskagit.com

Bird flu found in chicken flock at northwest Georgia farm
goskagit.com
Overall, more than 225,000 birds have been euthanized because of the disease in the four Southern states. In addition, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said earlier this month a flock of 84,000 turkeys had been confirmed with a low-pathogenic bird

Posted on 27 March 2017 | 5:52 pm

Cal-Maine still suffering effects of previous bird flu outbreak – Agrimoney.com


Cal-Maine still suffering effects of previous bird flu outbreak
Agrimoney.com
US egg company Cal-Maine Foods is still suffering from the after-effects of the last birdflu outbreak, even as concerns about new cases mount. Cal-Maine shares fell over 6% in pre-market trade after the egg distribution company reported lower than

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Posted on 27 March 2017 | 1:19 pm

Saudi Arabia temporarily bans poultry imports from Tennessee over bird flu – Reuters


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Saudi Arabia temporarily bans poultry imports from Tennessee over bird flu
Reuters
DUBAI Saudi Arabia has temporarily banned imports of live birds, hatching eggs and chicks from Tennessee after a form of bird flu that is highly lethal for poultry was found in the U.S. state, the Saudi ministry of agriculture said on Sunday. The
Bird flu outbreak: Saudi Arabia bans birds from US, MalaysiaAl-Bawaba

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Posted on 26 March 2017 | 4:13 pm

Poultry producers in Minnesota better prepared for bird flu – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press


TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Poultry producers in Minnesota better prepared for bird flu
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
The country's poultry industry may have to live with a deadly bird flu strain for several years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief veterinary officer said Thursday, April 16, 2015 on a visit to Minnesota, the state hit hardest by outbreaks
What US Poultry Producers Do Not Want You to Know About Bird FluAlterNet
Poultry farmers urged to take precautions against bird fluThe Daily Progress
Area Poultry Farmers Watching Out for Chinese Bird Flu Strain – Mix …KIOW
Bowling Green Daily News
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Posted on 25 March 2017 | 3:36 pm

Georgia takes steps to protect poultry from bird flu – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)


Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Georgia takes steps to protect poultry from bird flu
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
The suspension is in response to the recent confirmations of Avian Influenza, informally known as avian flu or bird flu, in Tennessee, Alabama and Kentucky. The suspension prohibits the “concentration, collection, or assembly of poultry and poultry
Avian flu affects Georgia chicken shows, sales – Forsyth County NewsForsyth County News Online
Commissioners hear update on Avian flu | News | unionrecorder.comThe Union-Recorder

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Posted on 24 March 2017 | 2:24 pm

Bird flu found at Cullman chicken farm – AL.com


AL.com

Bird flu found at Cullman chicken farm
AL.com
Agriculture officials say bird flu has been confirmed at another commercial chicken farm in Alabama. The low-pathogenic illness found in birds at a Cullman County farm is similar to the one found in two other commercial operations in the state. The
Bird flu confirmed in 2 poultry flocks in north AlabamaWKRG
Pickens County flock tests positive for bird fluAL.com
Birdflu outbreak in Asia puts producers in a bindMarketWatch
Cullman Times Online
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Posted on 23 March 2017 | 3:55 pm

H5N8 – BingNews

Hong Kong bans import of poultry meat and products from Municipality of Kozani in Greece and Hau Giang Province in Vietnam

about an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza in the Municipality of Kozani in Greece, and an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in Hau Giang Province in Vietnam, the CFS has banned the import of poultry meat and products …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 5:03 am

More efforts needed to prevent A/H7N9 from entering Vietnam

According to the Department of Animal Health, Vietnam faces high risks of infection of new avian flu virus strains, such as A/H7N9, A/H5N2 and A/H5N8 via illegal transport, trading and consumption of poultry, particularly in northern border provinces.

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 2:34 am

Ha Tinh announces new avian flu A/H5N1 outbreak

According to the Department of Animal Health, Vietnam faces high risks of infection of new avian flu virus strains, such as A/H7N9, A/H5N2 and A/H5N8 via illegal transport, trading and consumption of poultry, particularly in northern border provinces.

Posted on 27 March 2017 | 3:15 am

Land of the short white feather: NZ’s unlikely bird flu success

When Spain reported an outbreak of H5N8 bird flu last month, it left New Zealand as the only source, albeit a tiny one, of disease-free birds to replenish China’s white-feathered broiler chicken stock. China, the world’s second-largest poultry consumer …

Posted on 26 March 2017 | 4:18 pm

France sees bird flu crisis nearly over as spread slows

France, which has the largest poultry flock in Europe, has been among the countries most severely hit by the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus that propagated in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. “Everything suggests that we will soon reach the end …

Posted on 20 March 2017 | 10:29 am

Deadly virus strain of pathogenic bird flu H5N8 found, alarm in zoo

HYDERABAD: In a major cause for concern, researchers have found a new strain of highly pathogenic bird flu virus H5N8 in India. It is this strain that had killed birds in Delhi and Gwalior zoos in October last year.The strain has been possibly introduced …

Posted on 18 March 2017 | 9:18 pm

Switzerland ends preventive bird flu measures

GENEVA, March 17 (Xinhua) — Amid warmer temperatures and reduced avian migratory trends, Switzerland on Friday decided to put an end to precautionary measures seeking to prevent the propagation of the H5N8 bird flu strain in the country. Coming into force …

Posted on 17 March 2017 | 5:49 am

Avian flu outbreaks in France now exceed 400

In all the latest outbreaks, the H5N8 virus has been detected. The number of confirmed outbreaks of HPAI in France has increased by 29 from last week, according to the French agriculture ministry. These put the total since November of 2016 at 402.

Posted on 15 March 2017 | 9:14 am

Severe plague of H5N8 bird flu on Nepal farm

Nepal has stated about an outbreak of severe H5N8 bird flu on a poultry farm in Koshi region, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) mentioning a report from the Nepalese authorities. The virus has hit the layers of two different shelters, one …

Posted on 15 March 2017 | 12:59 am

DoAH boosts surveillance after outbreak of H5N8 virus confirmed

Authorities at the Directorate of Animal Health said it had increased surveillance in nearby poultry farms in Sunsari, where the avian influenza H5N8 virus was detected in chickens of a poultry farm. Officials said that surveillance officers have been …

Posted on 14 March 2017 | 11:47 pm