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04 May 2017
New H7N9 Case Reported in NW China
CHINA - A 62-year-old man died from the H7N9 virus infection in Northwest China's Shaanxi province, local health authorities said Wednesday....
28 April 2017
Rooster Testes Used to Learn How Body Fights Viruses
US - Our bodies are constantly under siege by foreign invaders; viruses, bacteria and parasites that want to infiltrate our cells....
IFA Meets Department on Regional Vet Labs
IRELAND - Meeting with senior Department of Agriculture officials this week, IFA President Joe Healy said the current Regional Veterinary Laboratory structure is recognised internationally as the optimum disease surveillance structure and must be built...
27 April 2017
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...
26 April 2017
IFA Welcomes Lifting of Poultry Restrictions
IRELAND - IFA National Poultry Chairman Nigel Renaghan has welcomed yesterday's announcement by the Department of Agriculture that the requirement to house poultry to protect against avian influenza has been lifted....
Expert Calls for Greater Efforts to Fight H7N9 Flu
CHINA - China has worked hard to prevent and control the spread of the H7N9 influenza virus, which this winter registered its largest outbreak since first being reported in China in 2013, but greater efforts are needed against the contagious disease,...
25 April 2017
APHIS Posts New Animal Welfare Inspection Reports
US - APHIS is posting Animal Welfare inspection reports involving business entities that occurred after the Agency restricted the public’s access to the search tool for the Animal Care Inspection System on 3 February 2017, while the Agency conducts...
24 April 2017
Jilin Reports First H7N9 Infection in 2017
CHINA - Northeast China's Jilin has reported the province's first human infection of the H7N9 strain of bird flu. ...
China's H7N9 Cases Spike, Led by Infections in Beijing
CHINA - After several weeks of declining H7N9 avian influenza activity, China's cases are rising again, partly related to a recent spurt of local infections in Beijing, an area that usually doesn't see many cases and is located north of the main hot spots....
20 April 2017
Study Ranks Production Attributes Most Important to Consumers
US - For many consumers, buying a gallon of milk is much more complex than finding the preferred fat content and expiration date. They want to know how the cows were treated, what they were fed, whether they received growth hormones or antibiotics, whether...
Nations Pare Back Avian Flu Efforts; Tough New Steps in France
GLOBAL - Some countries hit by avian flu outbreaks over the winter are scaling back some of their response measures as the pace of new outbreaks eases, but farmers in France's southwestern foie gras production were ordered to cull their birds and halt...
US Blocks India’s Plea for Compliance Panel at WTO
INDIA - The US has blocked India’s request for a compliance panel on its revised guidelines on poultry imports, taken up by the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body (DSB)....
19 April 2017
Beijing Reports 10 H7N9 Cases This Year
CHINA - Beijing has reported 10 human H7N9 avian flu cases in 2017 so far, according to the Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control on Tuesday....
Removal of Requirement to House Birds in Higher Risk Areas from 13 April
UK - Defra has announced that all poultry in England are to be allowed outside from Thursday, 13 April, following updated evidence on the risk posed by wild birds....
18 April 2017
“Click-Clack” Doesn’t Mean Your Medicator is Working
GLOBAL - Many of the chemical products used in poultry and swine production are delivered through the water system. ...
More Details Emerge on H7N9 Cases in Tibet, Beijing
CHINA - Provincial and local officials recently shared more information about recent H7N9 avian flu cases in Tibet and Beijing, two locations far from the epicenter of recent cases....
17 April 2017
H7N9 Cases Reported in Hebei, Tianjin and Henan Province
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported new H7N9 cases in North China's Hebei, Tianjin Municipality and Hunan Province....
Saudi Arabia Temporarily Halts Viet Nam’s Live Poultry Imports
VIET NAM - Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has banned the import of livebirds, hatching eggs and chicks temporarily from Viet Nam due to the bird flu disease, Vietnam News Agency reported....
Danish Chickens Finally Allowed Outdoors; Easter Eggs Salmonella-free
DENMARK - After five months under quarantine, Danish chickens are finally allowed to get out the doors, reports the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (DVFA)....
16 April 2017
Chick Quality Sustaining After Hatch
GLOBAL - This presentation explains that today’s hatcheries must not look at hatch only. Although companies seem to make hatch a priority, we all must remember that integrated as well as independent companies are in the meat business....
14 April 2017
Enzymes Are Key Piece of Puzzle to Feed the 9 Billion
ANALYSIS - How do we feed the world’s future population and the growing global demand for protein?...
12 April 2017
Court Upholds Ban on Tannery Waste to Manufacture Poultry Feed
BANGLADESH - In 2011, the High Court ordered shutting down all feed factories using wastes of tanneries at Dhaka's Hazaribagh within a month....
Practical Concepts to Consider for an Efficient Vaccination at the Hatchery
GLOBAL - Poultry vaccination programs are put in place to help build a strong immune foundation, prevent contagious and deadly disease, and protect flock health and performance to ultimately improve production parameters....
11 April 2017
Tibet Reports First H7N9 Case; Two Cases in Central China
CHINA - A human infection of H7N9 bird flu has been reported in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, the local health authority said Saturday....
Improved Quality Assurance Programme for Aussie Egg Industry
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Egg Corporation (AECL) is pleased to announce the release of Egg Standards of Australia (ESA), a voluntary quality assurance programme for rearing and layer farms, which provides a practical mechanism for egg farmers to demonstrate...
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