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Monday, April 21, 2014
Japan Culls Poultry in Effort to Prevent Spread of H5N8 Bird Flu
JAPAN - The Japanese veterinary authorities have reported that no further outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza have taken place....
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Rooster Poses as Hen, Survives Chop
NEW ZEALAND - A rooster living in a battery hen farm has survived against incredible odds....
Taiwanese Students Dress as Hens for Poultry Welfare
TAIWAN - Students at Chung Yuan Christian University have protested in view of the Council of Agriculture by dressing up as chickens and demanding healthier living environments for laying birds. ...
Two Outbreaks of High-path Avian Flu in North Korea
NORTH KOREA - Two outbreaks of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry have been reported in the P'yongyang region....
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
British Poultry Farmers Warned to Maintain Vigilance Against Bird Flu
UK – Rigid protocols to safeguard against avian influenza are necessary and also reduce other devastating diseases from the livestock sector, UK agriculture has been told....
Poultry Farmers Threaten Strike in Bahrain
BAHRAIN - Poultry production could cease as part of strike action in response to farmer complaints on chick health and market values being ignored by the government. ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Joint Effort to Promote Judicious Use of Antimicrobial Drugs in Farm Animals
CANADA - Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a complex and evolving public health issue, involving many players in Canada and internationally. Health Canada's Veterinary Drugs Directorate (VDD) continues to promote the prudent use of antimicrobial drugs...
Hong Kong Bans Poultry Products from Japan
HONG KONG - Hong Kong's Center for Food Safety has announced that it has banned, with immediate effect, the import of poultry and poultry products, including eggs, from Kumamoto Prefecture of Japan following the announcement of avian flu in poultry in...
Monday, April 14, 2014
Bird Flu Outbreak Reported in Japan
JAPAN - More than 110,000 chickens on two farms have been culled as the result of an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the south of the country....
Merck Animal Health Announces Availability of MILDVAC-Ma5
US - Merck Animal Health last week announced the availability of MILDVAC-Ma5™, a vaccine to control Massachusetts-type infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) – the most prevalent IBV serotype worldwide and one that costs the US poultry industry millions...
Poultry Health Today Remembers Dr Scott Hurd
US - The editors of 'Poultry Health Today' offer a tribute to Dr Scott Hurd (pictured) who passed away last month. ...
DVD Communicates Scientific Information to Poultry Producers
CANADA - A new self-guided DVD and smart phone accessible web site from the University of Guelph are helping poultry producers to combat coccidiosis....
FDA Withdraws Antimicrobials for Use in Food-Producing Animals
US - The US Food and Drug Administration is today announcing that five drug sponsors holding animal drug applications affected by Guidance For Industry (GFI) #213 have requested that FDA withdraw approval of a collective 19 animal drug applications because...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Taiwan Culls Poultry to Prevent Spread of H5N3 Bird Flu
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported that all poultry within the affected farms were slaughtered after they tested negative for H5/H7 viruses....
Friday, April 04, 2014
Genetic Base to Disease Resistance Explored in Indonesian Native Chickens
INDONESIA - Researchers have identified two out of three genotypes in native tolaki chickens that are more resistant to Newcastle Disease and also perform better than a third group. ...
German Grant to Strengthen Indonesian Bird Flu Controls
GERMANY & INDONESIA - German-based banking institution KfW has provided a grant to the Indonesian government to strengthen its avian influenza prevention and control system for animal health....
Hong Kong Health Boss Suggests Live Poultry Ban for Bird Flu Control
HONG KONG - The government should consider banning live poultry sales altogether in order to prevent the spread of diseases such as bird flu, the director general of the World Health Organization has said....
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Randox Expands Poultry Meat Screening Range with Tetracyclines ELISA
UK - Randox Food Diagnostics has expanded its product range for one of the world’s key antibiotics, tetracyclines....
Cobb South Africa Technical Seminar Hailed ‘Huge Success’
SOUTH AFRICA - Technical support for customers has helped the Cobb500 to establish a leading position in the South African market, Pieter Oosthuysen, regional technical manager for Cobb, told the company’s latest seminar in Rustenburg in the north west...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
New Plans for European Organic Farming
EU - Maintaining consumer confidence, maintaining producer confidence and making it easier for farmers to switch to organics are the main objectives of a new EU Regulation on organic production and the labelling of organic products....
First H5N1 Bird Flu Outbreak for Five Years in Laos
LAOS - An outbreak of highly pathogenic avian flu is reported in a village poultry flock in the north-west of the country - the first for more than five years....
Monday, March 31, 2014
Five New Outbreaks of Newcastle Disease in Israel
ISRAEL - Five outbreaks of Newcastle disease have been reported across the country in domestic poultry and zoo birds since January 2014....
Friday, March 28, 2014
Improved Health, Higher Liveability of Broilers
NETHERLANDS - We all know that raising broilers in unhygienic circumstances causes illness, says Jansen Poultry Equipment. ...
Avian Scientist Helped Build World's Largest Poultry Industry
AUSTRALIA - Trevor John Bagust BVSc, PhD had a remarkable, full and varied career of achievement in the poultry industry....
 
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