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03 February 2016
Biosecurity Guidelines Help Protect Viet Nam's Poultry Supply Chain
VIET NAM - Biosecurity guidelines developed by various agriculture organisations in Viet Nam have helped smaller hatcheries and parent flock farms to improve animal health and protect the poultry supply chain....
29 January 2016
New Recordkeeping Requirements for Indiana Poultry Purchases, Sales
US - Last October, in response to the highly pathogenic avian influenza findings throughout the Upper Midwest, Indiana adopted new recordkeeping requirements for Hoosier poultry owners buying and selling birds. At the time, members of the Indiana State...
IPPE: Highlights from The World's Biggest Poultry Event
ANALYSIS - This week, ThePoultrySite team has been busy at the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, where the latest research and new products in the industry have been presented....
27 January 2016
Nigeria Reports 11 New Avian Flu Outbreaks
NIGERIA - A further 11 outbreaks of Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported in central and northern Nigeria....
25 January 2016
Indiana Veterinarian Reminds Producers Avian Flu Event is Not Over
US - Although tests in the Dubois County avian influenza incident continue to prove negative, much more work must still be completed before this event can be considered over, according to Indiana State Veterinarian Bret D. Marsh, DVM....
15 January 2016
Danger From Rats to Poultry Underestimated, Study Shows
CANADA - Rats can absorb disease agents from their local environment and spread them, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia (UBC)....
14 January 2016
Culling Under Way at Scottish Avian Flu Site
SCOTLAND, UK - Laboratory tests have confirmed a very mild strain of the H5N1 virus at the site of the Scottish avian influenza outbreak, and a humane cull of almost 40,000 birds has now begun....
15 December 2015
French Ministers Move to Reassure Consumers as Bird Flu Spreads
FRANCE - Two government ministers have said there is no danger to humans from consuming food products from poultry infected with avian influenza, following a series of outbreaks of the disease in southern France....
11 December 2015
Birds Spreading Deltacoronavirus in Pigs
CANADA - Saskatchewan's Chief Veterinary Officer reports Deltacoronavirus has been detected within the province over the past month, but it is believed to be an avian strain rather than a porcine strain, writes Bruce Cochrane....
01 December 2015
6,374 Birds Killed in Latest Viet Nam Avian Flu Outbreaks
VIET NAM - A further three outbreaks of Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported in backyard birds in Viet Nam....
16 November 2015
World Antibiotic Awareness Week Alerts Animal Owners to Risks
GLOBAL - The first World Antibiotic Awareness Week has been launched to raise awareness of best practice for using antibiotics, to reduce the risks of bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics and to prolong their effectiveness....
10 November 2015
All Quarantines Lifted on Iowa Farms Affected by Bird Flu
US - All of the 72 commercial Iowa poultry farms that had a confirmed case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) have had the quarantines on their facilities lifted....
09 November 2015
International Egg Commission Talks Avian Flu and Biosecurity
GERMANY - Avian influenza (AI) was an important topic of discussion at this year’s International Egg Commission Global Leadership Conference in Berlin, where some of the biggest names in egg production gathered to discuss its prevention and control....
05 November 2015
Feed Treatment Set to Help Control AI
GLOBAL - Studies underway at Alabama’s Auburn University in the USA look set to provide layer operations with a critical control tool in the battle against Avian Influenza....
02 November 2015
Avian Influenza Roadshow to Prepare Northern Ireland's Farmers
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - The Ulster Farmers’ Union will host the Poultry Health and Welfare Group’s educational avian influenza roadshow on the 27th November....
27 October 2015
Recovering From Crisis: Shared Experiences of UK and US Egg Sectors
ANALYSIS - At first sight, the egg industries of the United Kingdom and United States might not have much in common. However, a recent meeting revealed that they have both suffered major crises and are constantly challenged by regulations as well as market...
05 October 2015
USPOULTRY to Research Rapid Bird Carcass Disposal
US - The USPOULTRY Board Research Initiative is requesting pre-proposals on the rapid disposal of poultry carcasses following depopulation....
02 October 2015
Biosecurity: Key to Success in the Egg Industry
GERMANY – The International Egg Commission (IEC) chose Berlin to host its 2015 Global Leadership Conference. Attendees from all over the world spent four days in the German capital discussing trends and challenges affecting the egg industry, writes...
Avian Flu Preparation Meetings to be Held in UK
UK - The UK Poultry Health and Welfare Group (PHWG) will be holding several informative events across Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the next few months, to help poultry farmers be prepared in the event of an outbreak....
30 September 2015
Nigerians Urged to Step Up Biosecurity Against Avian Flu
NIGERIA - The Veterinary Council of Nigeria (VCN) has urged Nigerian poultry farmers to protect their farms from highly pathogenic avian influenza by implementing better biosecurity....
29 September 2015
Georgia Poultry Farmers Warned About Avian Influenza
US - The Georgia Poultry Federation has initiated a targeted campaign educating poultry farmers about this fall’s (autumn's) impending risks of avian influenza and the biosecurity measures that can be used to prevent it....
28 September 2015
Latin American Countries Unite Against Avian Flu
GLOBAL - The Latin American Poultry Association (ALA) has released a letter with a number of recommendations to unify the actions of Latin American countries in the fight against highly pathogenic avian influenza....
24 September 2015
More Avian Flu Reported in Nigeria
NIGERIA - There have been seven more outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Nigeria....
23 September 2015
Avian Flu Reported in Vietnam Village Birds
VIETNAM - Two new outbreaks of Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported in village bird....
Avian Flu Bird Monitoring Programme Missing
INDIA - Two months into the migratory bird season, a migratory bird surveillance programme promised after the last year’s avian flu outbreak, is missing in Kerala State....
 
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