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Iowa Ag Department MAY See Funding For Future Bird Flu Fights – KIWARadio.com


Iowa Ag Department MAY See Funding For Future Bird Flu Fights
KIWARadio.com
chickens Northwest Iowa — Before adjourning for the year, Iowa legislators voted to give the state ag department $100-thousand to prepare for disease outbreaks, like the bird flu that decimated several northwest Iowa pultry operations in 2015. Iowa Ag …

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:27 pm

Ag Job Outlook Up and Technology to Prevent Bird Flu – AgInfo.net (press release) (registration) (blog)


Ag Job Outlook Up and Technology to Prevent Bird Flu
AgInfo.net (press release) (registration) (blog)
Erika Osmundson with AgCareers.com tells Brownfield job opportunities last year were about average with almost 60,000 postings on their site and 2017 is starting out strong. She says crop production, precision agriculture, and food and beverage sectors

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:12 am

Avian flu: Poultry restrictions to end on Monday – BBC News


BBC News

Avian flu: Poultry restrictions to end on Monday
BBC News
Restrictions on poultry and captive birds in Wales to limit the spread of avian flu are to be lifted on Monday. Orders to keep them indoors were given in December following outbreaks across Europe, with cases then arising in Carmarthenshire and Conwy.
Bird flu restrictions lifted on flocksAnglo Celt
Poultry housing restrictions imposed over bird flu concerns are liftedRTE.ie
Most bird flu curbs in Wales to end this weekendDaily Post North Wales
Insurance Journal –Belfast Telegraph
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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 11:47 am

Swedish authorities says bird flu found at hen farm – Reuters


Swedish authorities says bird flu found at hen farm
Reuters
STOCKHOLM An outbreak of H5N8 bird flu has been detected at a hen farm near the town of Nykoping in eastern Sweden, the country's board of agriculture said on Tuesday. The authorities have taken steps to contain the outbreak of the disease, imposing a …
Bird flu measures officially discontinuedSTA – Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija (subscription)

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Posted on 25 April 2017 | 12:42 pm

Bird flu restrictions lifted across the country – Irish Farmers Journal


Bird flu restrictions lifted across the country
Irish Farmers Journal
“As of today 25 April 2017, it is no longer a legal requirement to confine/house poultry and other birds as a precautionary measure against Avian Influenza (bird flu),” the Department said in a statement. Restrictions were introduced on 23 December to

Posted on 25 April 2017 | 10:44 am

Iran reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak in northern part of country: OIE – Reuters


Iran reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak in northern part of country: OIE
Reuters
PARIS Iran has reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N1 bird flu virus in backyard ducks in the northern part of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing a report from the Iranian agriculture ministry.

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Posted on 24 April 2017 | 12:38 pm

As Bird Flu Strengthens In China, Midwest Farmers Prepare For The Next Outbreak – KCUR


KCUR

As Bird Flu Strengthens In China, Midwest Farmers Prepare For The Next Outbreak
KCUR
Midwest farmers are warily watching as one strain of a highly contagious bird flu virus infects and kills humans in China and another less-worrying but still highly contagious strain infects a Tennessee poultry farm. Two years after a devastating bird

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Posted on 24 April 2017 | 8:21 am

Congress, WHO sound the alarm over pandemic bird flu or avian flu in China – Washington Times


Washington Times

Congress, WHO sound the alarm over pandemic bird flu or avian flu in China
Washington Times
House Republicans sounded the alarm Friday over an avian flu threat that's cresting in China, saying it underscores the need to finish and vet an overdue plan for responding to pandemic flu at home. The H7N9 avian influenza virus mainly affects people
Deadly new bird flu strain could lead to devastating pandemic …Inhabitat

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Posted on 21 April 2017 | 3:07 pm

Georgia ends bird flu restrictions for producers – Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia ends bird flu restrictions for producers
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Georgia officials have ended restrictions on poultry producers that were imposed March 16 because of avian flu, it was announced Wednesday. “Effective immediately, all poultry exhibitions, shows, sales (flea markets, auction markets), swaps and meets
Georgia ends restrictions for producers because of bird fluMinneapolis Star Tribune

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Posted on 19 April 2017 | 9:30 pm

Why Chinese Scientists Are More Worried Than Ever About Bird Flu – NPR


NPR

Why Chinese Scientists Are More Worried Than Ever About Bird Flu
NPR
They first drill tiny holes into an egg before inoculating it with avian influenza to observe how the virus behaves. This lab at Hong Kong University is at the world's forefront of our understanding of H7N9, a deadly strain of the bird flu that has
Scary Bird Flu Mutations Could Lead to Worst Pandemic in HistoryCBN News

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Posted on 11 April 2017 | 9:06 am

H5N8 – BingNews

Avian Influenza Prevention Zone to end on 30 April

The Cabinet Secretary said: “Last December I declared the whole of Wales an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone in response to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N8 outbreaks being reported across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. This was a …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:13 am

Iran, Viet Nam Report More H5N1 Outbreaks

IRAN & VIET NAM – The highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus struck birds in Iran and Vietnam, as H5N8 outbreaks continue in Europe, including at a large poultry farm in Sweden, according to the latest notifications from the World Organization for …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:02 am

Hong Kong bans import of poultry meat and products from Nyköping Municipality, Sweden

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today (April 27) that in view of a notification from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 1:28 am

Most bird flu curbs in Wales to end this weekend

“The most recent evidence-based veterinary risk assessment concluded there remains a Low-Medium risk of resident wild waterfowl being infected with H5N8. “Meanwhile, the exposure assessment risk for poultry farms is Low, but heightened, and will depend …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 8:30 am

H5N1 outbreak reported in Cao Bằng

Việt Nam has not recorded other strains of bird flu virus such as A/H7N9, A/H5N2 and A/H5N8, but the department is concerned that these viruses may enter the country through livestock being brought in illegally, especially from the northern border provinces.

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 5:02 am

New H5N1 bird flu outbreak found in northern Cao Bang province

It warned that though A/H7N9, A/H5N2, A/H5N8 strains are yet to be found, they are likely to enter the country via the transport and trade of smuggled poultry without origin, especially in northern localities.

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 4:00 am

Bird flu ban lifted on free-range poultry, health chiefs confirm

An indefinite curfew was imposed after a case of the H5N8 strain of bird flu was confirmed in a wigeon, or wild duck, found in Co Wexford late last year. But the Department said today it has decided to lift the confinement because of a “reducing risk of …

Posted on 25 April 2017 | 7:58 am

Sweden: H5N8 in a laying flock

H5N8 has been detected in a laying flock in Nyköping, Sweden. lately, Iran has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus in backyard ducks in in Mahmoodabad in the northern part of the country.

Posted on 25 April 2017 | 7:30 am

Sweden Reports Fresh Outbreak Of HPAI H5N8

With the return of warmer spring temperatures and the departure of many migratory birds, Europe’s unprecedented HPAI H5 epizootic has been on the decline for several weeks. Enough, in fact, that many countries have begun to relax their orders to keep …

Posted on 25 April 2017 | 5:54 am

Iran reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak in northern part of country – OIE

All other animals were destroyed. Last year Iran had reported outbreaks of another highly contagious bird flu virus, the H5N8. China reports year’s second fatal case of bird flu

Posted on 24 April 2017 | 8:19 am