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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Australian Media Chicken Farm Tour Focused on Biosecurity
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF) has hosted a tour to a chicken farm in Peats Ridge, New South Wales. ...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
New Chair of Joint Working Group to Focus on Campylobacter
UK - Richard Macdonald CBE has been named as the new Chair of the joint industry and government body focused on the reduction of campylobacter in chicken....
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Zoetis: New European Research Centre Specialising in Livestock Disease
EU - A new European research centre, comprising a collaborative network of veterinarians, scientists and technical specialists with a coordinating hub in Edinburgh, Scotland, aims to identify emerging diseases in livestock and companion animals, and enhance...
Monday, October 27, 2014
Five Subtypes of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Reported in China
CHINA - A total of 51 positive findings of five subtypes of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) have been reported and confirmed across China. ...
Friday, October 24, 2014
Research into Bird Group Size and Susceptibility to Catching West Nile Virus
US - Although it would seem logical that large numbers of roosting birds would attract more mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus and contract the disease when bitten, recent research at the University of Illinois found the opposite to be true....
Colombia Destroys Chickens Brought Illegally from Venezuela
COLOMBIA - The authorities ordered the slaughter of 150 chickens from a market in Arauquita as they clamp down on animals brought illegally from Venezuela....
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Antiparasitic Technology Awarded UK Animal Health Patent
UK – Exosect Ltd has received notification from the UK Patent Office that it has been granted a patent for its technology for the control of external parasites on a range of surfaces including grains & seeds, insects & animals, buildings and fabrics....
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Russia Extends EU Food Import Ban on Safety Grounds
RUSSIA - Rosselkhoznadzor as announced the introduction of temporary restrictions on the import of some meat products from the European Union....
Monday, October 20, 2014
Support for South Asia Push to End Spread of Livestock Disease
ASIA - A new $2 million grant from the Asia Development Bank is to support South Asia’s push to slow the spread of livestock diseases like foot and mouth and avian flu which have caused billions of dollars of losses to farmers and economies in recent...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
WTO Rules in Favour of US over Indian Ban on US Poultry Imports
US & INDIA - A World Trade Organization (WTO) panel has ruled in favour of the US in a case following a ban by India in 2007 aimed at preventing imports of US chicken into the country on the grounds of preventing avian influenza....
Monday, October 13, 2014
Ebola Threatens Global Food Security
GLOBAL - FAO has launched a new programme to urgently assist 90,000 vulnerable households in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone whose food supplies and livelihoods are threatened by the disruptive effect the Ebola epidemic is having on rural economies,...
Pigeon Paramyxovirus Detected in Australia
AUSTRALIA - Biosecurity SA has been advised by the Australian Chief Veterinary Officer that pigeon paramyxovirus type one (PPMV-1) has been detected in a racing pigeon loft in Victoria. ...
Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza Detected in Germany
GERMANY - There has been one new outbreak of H5N2 low-pathogenic avian influenza reported in North Rhine-Westphalia. ...
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Studies Demonstrate Benefits of Dual-needle in-ovo Vaccine Delivery
US - Studies conducted in the US and abroad indicate that in ovo vaccination with a dual-needle delivery system may be preferable to a single-needle delivery system, according to Taylor Barbosa, Director of Outcomes Research, Zoetis Inc....
Monday, October 06, 2014
New Outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Sweden
SWEDEN - There has been one new outbreak of Newcastle disease confirmed in the Ostergotlands Lan region of Sweden. ...
Friday, October 03, 2014
Reducing Biofilms Improves Drinking Water Quality for Poultry
GERMANY - Automatic rinsing in poultry drinking systems improves hygiene and minimises medication residues, says Big Dutchman....
Dutch Bird Flu Case Contained
NETHERLANDS – The site of a low pathogenic avian influenza outbreak has been cleansed and disinfected and awarded disease free status with no news of further outbreaks....
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Health Official Approves of Mexican Poultry Standards
MEXICO – Mexico’s poultry sector, particularly farms in Puebla, have been dubbed ‘world class’ by a government official on bird health and biosecurity grounds following earlier avian flu....
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus Detected in Russia
RUSSIA - There has been two outbreaks of H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in poultry reported in the Altai Kray region in Siberia in central Russia. ...
Salmonella: Reducing Pre-harvest Prevalence and Load
US - Reducing the prevalence and/or load of the pathogen in poultry flocks prior to processing helps to control salmonellosis, says Diamond V....
Calls for Transparency on Responsible Use of Antibiotics
THE NETHERLANDS - As global experts come together at the 3rd International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Amsterdam, the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) reinforces its message of responsible use of antibiotics in both...
Canada Urges Responsible Use of Antibiotics During Animal Health Week
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) are recognising Animal Health Week by drawing attention to the important role played by veterinarians in keeping animals, and, in turn, humans,...
US Poultry Vets Face Challenge with New Antibiotic Regulations
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that revised labels established according to Guidance Documents #209 and #213 will go into effect in December 2016....
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Ginger Extract Improves Chicken's Response to Vaccination
CHINA - A new study reveals that a ginger extract in the drinking water enhanced the response of chickens to oral vaccination against infectious bursal disease....
Friday, September 26, 2014
Ducks Died from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - There has been 1,200 cases of H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected and confirmed on a duck farm in the Jeollanam-do region in the south-west of the country. ...
 
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