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Poultry Industry News By Category: Ostriches and Emus
07 October 2014
More Low-Path Bird Flu Found in South African Ostriches
SOUTH AFRICA - The low-pathogenic H5N2 bird flu virus has been detected in ostriches at three farms....
20 August 2014
South African Ostriches Found with Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza
SOUTH AFRICA - There has been one new outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza detected in South Africa. ...
31 July 2014
New Livestock Land Transport Laws Enforced from 1 August
AUSTRALIA - The six month grace period for new livestock transport requirements introduced in January expires this Friday....
17 June 2014
Avian Flu Kills 215 South African Ostriches
SOUTH AFRICA - Two new outbreaks of H7N7 low-pathogenic avian influenza have affected commercial ostriches in the Western Cape this year; in the more recent case, more than 200 birds are reported to have died....
10 February 2014
Study Seeks Ways to Improve Ostrich Welfare on the Move
CANADA - Researchers at the University of British Columbia have examined the codes for handling ostriches outside North America as well as common practices in Canada and the US with the aim to improving the welfare of these birds in the future....
27 December 2013
South Africa Reports Low-Path Bird Flu in Eastern Cape
SOUTH AFRICA - Subclinical infection with the H7N1 sub-type of the low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) virus was reported on three ostrich farms in the Eastern Cape Province in October and November 2013....
24 December 2013
Low Pathogenic Bird Flu in Western Cape Ostriches
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have reported outbreaks of H5N2 low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) at seven farms across the Western Cape Province between 9 July and 2 November 2013....
23 December 2013
H7N7 Bird Flu Virus Found on South African Ostrich Farm
SOUTH AFRICA - One ostrich from a commercial flock of 1,000 birds was found to have the low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) virus in October 2013....
02 September 2013
LPAI Outbreaks in Western Cape Province and Gauteng
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have reported one outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) in Gauteng and three outbreaks in Western Cape Province....
26 July 2013
Six Outbreaks of LPAI Reported in South African Ostriches
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have reported six new outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) at several farms in the Free State and Western Cape provinces....
05 July 2013
OIE Reports Three New LPAI Outbreaks in Western Cape Province
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have reported three new outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) at three commercial ostrich farms in Western Cape Province....
16 April 2013
OIE Reports LPAI, HPAI in Eastern and Western Cape
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have reported nine outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza at farms in Easter Cape Province and Western Cape Province and two outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Western Cape Province,...
30 October 2012
Over 19,000 Indian Chickens to be Culled
INDIA - More than 19,000 chicken and 13,300 emus are to be culled at the Central Poultry Development Organisation, Hesaraghtta, following an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) of the H5N1 sub-type....
04 October 2012
Further Avian Influenza H7N1 Outbreaks in South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - A further 1067 cases of low pathogenic avian influenza H7N1 in South Africa have been reported to the OIE....
29 June 2012
More HPAI in Western Cape Province
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have reported two new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza at commercial ostrich farms located in Western Cape Province....
20 June 2012
South Africa Reports LPAI in Western and Eastern Cape Provinces
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have reported two outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza at commercial ostrich farms in the Western Cape and Eastern Cape Provinces....
14 May 2012
Western Cape Province Reports LPAI in Ostriches
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza at a commercial ostrich farm located in Western Cape Province....
10 May 2012
HPAI Outbreak Discovered in Western Cape Province
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have discovered another outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza at a commercial ostrich farm located in Western Cape Province....
07 May 2012
Poultry Farms Show Interest in Australian Emus
KERALA, INDIA - Australian Emu birds are becoming popular among households in the south Indian state of Kerala with more families showing interest in rearing the birds as a supplementary income....
01 May 2012
Emu Farming Draws Govt Attention
INDIA - Emus, a recent favourite with poultry farmers in Kerala, are attracting serious government ‘interest.’ Sensing an emu boom waiting to happen, government agencies have begun exploring the possibilities of farming the large flightless bird....
24 February 2012
HPAI Outbreak Reported in Western Cape Province
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Southern Cape Province. ...
02 February 2012
HPAI Reported in Commercial Ostriches
SOUTH AFRICA - Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director of South Africa's Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health has reported a new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the Western Cape Province....
06 December 2011
More Ostriches H5N2-Positive in Western Cape
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have reported finding ostriches at four more farms in Western Cape Province with evidence of H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus infection....
15 November 2011
Highly Pathogenic Avian Flu in South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have reported three outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the Eastern Cape and Western Cape provinces. ...
04 October 2011
Emu Farming Spells Big Profits in India
INDIA - Poultry farmers in the north Indian state of Punjab have begun to breed the largest bird native to Australia, the emu, not just for its meat but also for its oil....
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