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02 March 2015
Prestigious Award Goes to Australian Poultry Scientist
AUSTRALIA - A bacteriologist has been presented with the Australian Poultry Award from the World Poultry Science Association (WPSA). ...
Oman Bans Poultry Imports from Indian Region over Bird Flu Scares
OMAN – An imports ban has been announced by the Oman government on poultry products from a region in India following reports of an avian influenza outbreak....
Low-path Avian Flu Virus Detected at South African Ostrich Farms
SOUTH AFRICA - The H5N2 low-pathogenic avian influenza virus has been detected at three ostrich farms in Western Cape since November 2014....
Bird Flu Restrictions Lifted from UK Poultry Farm
UK - Restrictions have been lifted following the February 2015 case of avian flu on a poultry farm in southern England....
27 February 2015
Update on Avian Influenza in Western US States
US - An overview of the avian influenza viruses found in Northwestern states from the national veterinary organisation, which includes a warning to backyard flock owners to be on the alert for signs of disease in their poultry....
Highly Pathogenic Avian Flu in Taiwan: Update
TAIWAN - The latest week's reports show that the three highly pathogenic avian flu viruses circulating in the country have caused 25 new outbreaks od disease and led to the death or destruction of 165,510 domestic poultry....
26 February 2015
Welfare and Efficiency: Can We Have it All?
AUSTRALIA - Prizes and presentations were given at a three day Symposium in Sydney recently where figures were recognised for their contribution to the poultry industry. ...
Hungary Reports First Outbreak of H5N8 Avian Flu in Poultry
HUNGARY - An outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza of the H5N8 has been confirmed in a meat duck flock in the east of the country....
Viet Nam Reports High-path Avian Flu in Village Poultry
VIET NAM - Highly pathogenic avian influenza of the H5N1 has been identified as the cause of an outbreak of the disease in a village poultry flock in the south of the country....
Bird Flu Reported in Myanmar
MYANMAR - An outbreak of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza around 140km from Mandalay is reported to have led to the death and culling of thousands of poultry....
Washington State Lifts Last Bird Flu Quarantine
US - Quarantine has been lifted in Okanogan County, signalling the end of restrictions of poultry movements in Washington State following previous avian flu outbreaks....
25 February 2015
Nutriad Researches Novel Ways to Improve Gut Health
BELGIUM - Nutriad has demonstrated the use of Quorum Sensing as a tool in the development of new feed additives for livestock and aquaculture applications....
Oregon County Maintains Bird Flu Response
US - There have been no further avian influenza outbreaks in poultry but Oregon State Department of Agriculture is continuing its bird flu response in Deschutes County....
24 February 2015
New Procedure Aids Detection of Eimeria maxima in Broilers
US - A modified sampling procedure developed by researchers at Zoetis Inc. has dramatically improved the detection of Eimeria maxima infection - one of the causes of coccidiosis - in broilers....
23 February 2015
Ceva Santé Animale Launches Responsive New Web Site
FRANCE - A refreshing new design and responsive features will allow users an improved experience when browsing Ceva's new web site....
New Bird Flu Outbreak in Palestinian Poultry
PALESTINIAN TERRITORY - A new outbreak of H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza has been reported in a mature layer flock of 4,200 birds on the western edge of the West Bank....
20 February 2015
UK, US Collaborate on Animal Disease Prevention Research
UK - BBSRC and the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will both donate £2.3 million/$2.3 million for the US-UK Collaborative Animal Health and Disease and Veterinary Immune Reagents programme....
Twelve New H5N1 Flu Outbreaks in Nigerian Poultry
NIGERIA - A further 12 poultry flocks with a total of more than 40,000 birds have been hit by the H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus....
19 February 2015
Canadian Authorities Relax Some Bird Flu Controls
CANADA - The area designated the restricted zone within the avian influenza Primary Control Zone in the Fraser Valley region of British Columbia has been reduced....
Nigeria Reports New Avian Flu Outbreak in Chickens
NIGERIA - A 9,000-bird layer flock has succumbed to the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian flu virus in the state of Ogun, which is in the south-west of the country and borders Benin....
18 February 2015
What Are Your Views on the Critical List of Antibiotics?
ANALYSIS - Agricultural use of antimicrobial medicines produces a source of resistant bacteria that can spread to humans....
Rivers Can be a Source of Antibiotic Resistance
UK - Rivers and streams could be a major source of antibiotic resistance in the environment, according to new research from scientists at the University of Warwick's School of Life Sciences and the University of Exeter Medical School, looking at the River...
Latest Bird Flu Outbreaks in Taiwan Affect 295,000 Poultry
TAIWAN - New outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N8 and H5N2 variants) have been reported to the OIE this week. All but one of the outbreaks was in domestic poultry (mostly geese but also chickens and turkeys). A total of almost 295,000...
17 February 2015
Zoetis Reports Five Per Cent Increase in Full-year Revenue
US - In its report for the last quarter and full year 2014, fourth-quarter 2014 revenue was up five per cent from the same period of the previous year at US$1.3 billion....
Israel Reports Three Newcastle Disease Outbreaks
ISRAEL - Three new outbreaks of Newcastle disease have affected two farms and a backyard flock in the last few weeks....
 
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