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Poultry Industry News By Category: Ostriches and Emus
23 September 2011
Bird Flu Found at Three More Ostrich Farms
SOUTH AFRICA - Evidence of the bird flu virus has been found at three further ostrich farms in the Western Cape....
30 August 2011
Signs of Bird Flu Virus Found at Another Ostrich Farm
SOUTH AFRICA - Evidence of the H5 subtype of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus was found at another ostrich farm in the Western Cape last month, according to a serology test....
08 August 2011
Bird Flu Virus Found at Nine More Ostrich Farms
SOUTH AFRICA - Routine surveillance has revealed H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) at nine more commercial ostrich farms, all in the Western Cape....
05 July 2011
Five More Ostrich Farms Affected by Bird Flu
SOUTH AFRICA - Ostriches on five new farms in the Western Cape have tested positive for low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI)....
13 June 2011
More Bird Flu in South African Ostriches
SOUTH AFRICA - Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been reported on four new ostrich farms. ...
20 May 2011
Avian Influenza Hits Business Continuity
SOUTH AFRICA - An outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in South Africa, is causing severe business continuity issues for some regional poultry and ostrich farmers. ...
07 May 2010
Israel Reports HPAI in Emus at Zoo
ISRAEL - One outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been reported at a small zoo in central Israel....
16 October 2009
Entrepreneurs Experiment with Emu Enterprise
JAPAN - An emu farming enterprise has been started on Hokkaido, in a town renowned for its cold climate....
24 June 2009
Biosecurity Standards Set for the Australian Industry
AUSTRALIA - A cooperative initiative between the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Animal Health Australia and the poultry industry has produced the first biosecurity manual for the poultry industry, entitled National Farm...
24 March 2009
Worms Cause Ostrich Deaths
UK - The Monthly Surveillance Report from the Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) for January 2009 reports the death of a number of ostriches, apparently from a heavy infection of Libyostrongylus worms and eggs....
02 December 2008
Ostrich Farming Takes off
VIET NAM - Ostrich farming is developing rapidly in the country....
Canada to Consult WTO on COOL Regulations
CANADA - The Government of Canada is seeking formal consultations with the United States under the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement process on country-of-origin labelling (COOL) measures. ...
01 December 2008
Labelling, Feeding and Legislation to Be Discussed
IRELAND - A meeting of the Poultry Expert Group has been arranged for Tuesday, December 9, to discuss the various issues facing the poultry industry. ...
21 November 2008
CAP Health Check to Ease Plight of Farmers
EU - The European Commission welcomes the political agreement by EU agriculture ministers on the Health Check of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). ...
Poultry Plant Fined over Poor Safety
NORTH CAROLINA - A poultry plant has been fined for a series of major safety violations....
UK Officially Free from Avian Influenza (AI)
UK - The UK is officially free from Avian Influenza (AI) from yesterday (20 November), according to the rules laid down by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)....
19 November 2008
Farmers Test New Poultry
BANGALORE - Local farmers have started to rear successfully turkeys, ducks and emus. ...
Support for Animal Agriculture
US - Animal care a top priority for modern farmers, writes Gary Wilson, county director/extension educator, agriculture and natural resources for The Ohio State University Extension service in Findlay. ...
Beware of Kitchen Dangers
UK - Professor Hugh Pennington, emeritus professor of bacteriology at the University of Aberdeen, warns of the hidden dangers in our kitchens. He warns of the dangers of Campylobacter, which causes 360,000 cases of food poisoning in the country each year...
12 November 2008
Stress Laid on Need For Poultry COOL
IRELAND - Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food said that the Government remained committed to the principle of country of origin labelling for poultry....
Vulnerability to Avian Flu and Other Threats
US - As concerns such as avian flu, animal welfare and consumer preferences impact the poultry industry, the reduced genetic diversity of commercial bird breeds increases their vulnerability and the industry's ability to adapt, according to a genetics...
NFUS Calls for Regulatory Sea Change
SCOTLAND - The burden of excessive regulation across all sectors of the agriculture industry continues to thwart the drive towards long-term profitability and security for Scottish farmers and growers. ...
11 November 2008
The Future of GM Animals Today
US - Amidst the chaos of the presidential race, new rules were passes by the US Food and Drug Administration that allow the marketing of foods from genetically engineered farm animals....
10 November 2008
Poultry Manure Not Good for Animal Feed
BOTSWANA - It has been reported that farmers should not use poultry droppings as livestock feed. ...
05 November 2008
Ag Minister Reiterates Call for Poultry COOL
IRELAND - Speaking at a Poultry and Egg Conference, organised by Bord Bia, in Monaghan yesterday (November 4), the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Brendan Smith TD, said, "Not alone do consumers want country-of-origin information in relation...
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