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31 March 2015
Halamid: to Foam or Not to Foam?
FRANCE - Axcentive is investigating options for poultry farmers who depend on the proven efficacy of Halamid® for disinfection but would like to use a soft foaming approach....
30 March 2015
South Korea HPAI Cases Continue into 2015
SOUTH KOREA - The government continues with efforts to control High Pathogen Avian Influenza (HPAI) in poultry farms....
Mysterious Origins of Hawaiian Feral Chickens Revealed
US - Researchers at Michigan State University have studied the genetics of the feral chicken population overrunning the Hawaiian Island of Kauai....
Two New Outbreaks of High-path Avian Flu in Minnesota Turkeys
US - Two new outbreaks have been confirmed of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in the counties of Lac Qui Parle and Stearns in Minnesota....
Uttar Pradesh Bird Flu Alert Shifts to Agra
UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA - The cause of death of 4,000 poultry in Agra is under investigation....
27 March 2015
Netherlands Reports Bird Flu in Friesland Poultry
THE NETHERLANDS - Movement restrictions have been imposed following the detection of what is thought to be an H7 low-pathogenic avian influenza virus in a free-range layer flock in the north-west of the country....
Three Outbreaks of Low-path Avian Flu in South African Ostriches
SOUTH AFRICA - Over a three-month period around the turn of the year, ostriches at three farms in Western Cape province tested positive for the H5N2 low-pathogenic avian influenza virus....
26 March 2015
Commercial Flock in Kansas Tests Positive for Low-path Avian Flu
KANSAS, US - A new case of low-pathogenic avian influenza has been confirmed in Crawford county, which is in south-east Kansas. This outbreak appears unrelated to an outbreak of highly pathogenic bird flu in Leavenworth county, north-east Kansas, in the...
Avian Flu Hits Two More Taiwanese Goose Flocks
TAIWAN - There have been two new outbreaks of H5N2 highly pathogenic avian flu on goose farms in western Taiwan....
High-path Avian Influenza Hits Palestine
PALESTINIAN TERRITORY - A small backyard poultry flock in Jerusalem has been hit by an outbreak of H5N1 high-path bird flu....
25 March 2015
Antimicrobial Resistance – Who is Responsible?
ANALYSIS - Misuse and overuse of antimicrobials has been linked to the emergence and spread of organisms resistant to them, rendering treatments obsolete and threatening public health....
24 March 2015
Figures Coming in on Bird Flu in Uttar Pradesh
INDIA - Over 844 birds have been culled, while 187 had died in the 1-km radius after H5N1 avian influenza hit Uttar Pradesh state....
Avian Flu Hits More Than 300 Nigerian Poultry Farms
NIGERIA - Avian influenza has so far affected 322 farms in 18 states, according to the agriculture minister....
23 March 2015
MSD Animal Health Receives Positive Opinion from European Medicines Agency for Mixed Use of Two of Its Poultry Vaccines
EU - MSD Animal Health has announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) of the European Medicines Agency has adopted a positive opinion for the mixed use of NOBILIS® IB 4-91 and NOBILIS IB Ma5 for poultry one day-old...
Water Quality Focus at Midwest Poultry Convention
US - CID Lines was represented at the Midwest Poultry Convention in St. Paul/Minneapolis (Minnesota) by its US importer, BVS....
20 March 2015
Australia's Vets Welcome New Biosecurity Bills
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) welcomes bills about to be considered by the Senate which will strengthen disease control measures to better manage the risk of diseases entering and spreading in Australia....
Five New Outbreaks of Newcastle Disease in Israel
ISRAEL - There have been five new outbreaks of Newcastle disease in commercial poultry flocks in the northern half of the country since 8 March....
19 March 2015
Low-path Avian Flu in California Turkey Flock
CALIFORNIA, US - Following signs of ill-health, a commercial turkey flock in Merced county has tested positive for the low-pathogenic avian influenza virus of the H7N3 subtype....
Viet Nam Reports H5N6 High-path Bird Flu in Poultry Flock
VIET NAM - There has been a new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza of the H5N6 sub-type in the north-east of the country, the first since October 2014....
Three New High-path Bird Flu Outbreaks in Taiwan
TAIWAN - There have been three new outbreaks of high-path H5N2 in poultry in Taiwan, affecting more than 56,000 domestic birds....
18 March 2015
Canada Invests in Biosecurity to Support Livestock Industry
CANADA - A Manitoba company will receive C$825,000 to expand and redevelop its truck-washing facilities to improve biosecurity in the agricultural sector, said Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn and Member of Parliament...
H5N2 Virus Poses No Threat to Food Safety, Human Health
US - A Kansas State University poultry expert confirms that the H5N2 avian influenza virus strain is not harmful to humans or poultry products....
Uttar Pradesh Responds to Avian Flu Threat
UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA - A task force has been set up in the district of Amethi to monitor and tackle the threat of avian flu following a recent outbreak in poultry. People are advised not to eat raw eggs or chicken meat for the time being....
17 March 2015
Better Health for Higher Profit in Poultry Production
BELGIUM - Considering the great amount of water poultry require to drink in order to achieve their optimal performance in terms of feed conversion, daily gain, health level etc., water intake will have a great impact on their performance, says CID Lines....
Nigerian Government Agrees Compensation for Avian Flu-Hit Farmers
NIGERIA - The federal government has voted to offer 600 million naira (NGN) to compensate the owners of poultry farms hit by avian influenza....
 
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