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Friday, January 10, 2014
Red Mite Treatment Demonstration
UK - Throughout 2014, there will be a series of free red mite treatment demonstrations held at selected farms around the country, says PCS Poultry....
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Shanghai’s Live Poultry Markets to Close for Three Months
CHINA - Shanghai's live poultry markets will be shut from the end of this month until 30 April to prevent a recurrence of bird flu, said the Shanghai Agricultural Commission....
Monday, January 06, 2014
US to Fund Avian Flu Surveillance Project in Sri Lanka
SRI LANKA - The United States Centre for Disease Control and Prevention is to provide Rs.110 million for implementation of a National Avian/Pandemic Influenza Surveillance Programme in Sri Lanka....
Goose Meat Tests Positive for H7N9 in Guangdong
CHINA - Samples of goose meat taken from a Guangzhou market in south China's Guangdong province have tested positive for H7N9 avian influenza. ...
H7N9 Found in South China Poultry Market
CHINA - An environmental sample taken from a live poultry market in South China's Guangdong province has tested positive for H7N9 bird flu, the provincial health authority announced on Sunday....
Friday, January 03, 2014
No Adverse Effects Noted after Mycoplasma Vaccination of Hens
US - Research by the USDA reveals no adverse effects following the vaccination of layers with an F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine on egg production or quality parameters....
H5N1 Bird Flu Outbreak Confirmed in Guizhou
CHINA - The southwest China province of Guizhou has reported an outbreak of H5N1 in poultry, the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has announced....
Thursday, January 02, 2014
Mississippi Study Highlights Importance of Correct Diagnosis for Fowl Cholera
US - A new study highlights the importance of correct diagnosis and antibiotic sensitivity testing before antibiotics are used in broiler and broiler breeder flocks when fowl cholera is suspected. ...
USPoultry Accepting Research Proposals on Salmonella Infection
US - The USPoultry Board Research Initiative is requesting pre-proposals regarding research on the exploration of systemic Salmonella infection in chickens and turkeys and the determination of the relationship with Salmonella in finished ground product....
Pakistan Focuses on Better Poultry Disease Control
PAKISTAN - High-level meetings are being held to control diseases in the poultry sector....
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Study Casts Doubt on Efficacy of Helminth Control in US Broiler Breeders
US - Nearly all the 281 breeders sampled in the south-east of the country had intestinal parasites of at least one of four helminth types and the numbers present showed some correlation with the ranking of the breeder farm for which the birds originated....
Water-based Foam Can be Used for Emergency Turkey Depopulation
US - Water-based foam was found to be a suitable alternative to carbon dioxide gassing for the emergency depopulation of market-age tom turkeys in a recent study....
Friday, December 27, 2013
Report: Europe Tops Veterinary Vaccine Market
GLOBAL - Europe accounts for the largest share of the veterinary vaccines market, followed by North America, according to a new market report. ...
Tuesday, December 24, 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....
Monday, December 23, 2013
Unhygienic Fresh Chicken Products Destroyed
SAUDI ARABIA - The Jeddah Municipality and police destroyed at the weekend 10,000 fresh chicken products in a bid to check the sale of foodstuffs unfit for human consumption....
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Salmonella Vaccine Meets FDA Food Policy of Phasing out Antibiotics
US - Global Green, Inc., a green bio-pharmaceutical company, announced that in a major shift of national food policy, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is phasing out the non-medical use of antibiotics on farm animals in an effort to combat growing...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
'Surveillance Plan for Avian Influenza' Published
INDIA - The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries (DADF) published "Surveillance Plan for Avian Influenza", which provides a detailed surveillance strategy to capture the warning signals of the disease. This surveillance strategy was...
Iraq Lifts Ban on Poultry Imports from Arkansas
IRAQ - Sustained advocacy by USDA staff resulted in Iraq’s Ministry of Agriculture lifting the ban on imports of poultry from Arkansas. The Council of Ministers (COM) issued the ban on 30 July 2013 in response to a reported case of Pathogenic Avian...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Call for Release of Poultry Inspection Rule
US - A bipartisan group of 13 US senators from both sides of the aisle sent a letter last week to US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack urging him to move forward with a proposal to modernise the department’s poultry inspection system....
Fear of New Quarantine Centre Leading to Exotic Disease Outbreaks
AUSTRALIA - Large scale poultry importers say a new quarantine centre to be built in Melbourne's north could lead to an increase in exotic diseases such as bird flu....
New Approach to Health Required to Fight Animal Diseases
GLOBAL - A report released by the FAO reveals that population growth, agricultural expansion, and the rise of globe-spanning food supply chains have dramatically altered how diseases emerge, jump species boundaries, and spread. ...
Chinese Delegates Show Interest in Brazilian Poultry
BRAZIL - A Chinese delegation has visited two Brazilian chicken establishments in Paraná and Rio Grande do Sul. The visit was made in order to evaluate the service of the plants that were suspended last year, so trade may be resumed, the Brazilian Ministry...
Monday, December 16, 2013
Farming Groups Attack Pollution Reporting Proposals
US - A group of US agricultural organisations launched an attack on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plans for farmers and ranchers to report waste discharge information on-line....
Chicken, Fish Confiscated at Ras Al Khaimah
UAE - The Ras Al Khaimah Municipality has confiscated ten tonnes of expired and rotten fish and chicken. The large amount, imported by air to the emirate, failed to meet the set public health standards, according to an official report issued by the Public...
Thursday, December 12, 2013
H7N9 Found in China Poultry Markets
CHINA - Samples taken from two live poultry markets in South China's Guangdong province have tested positive for H7N9 bird flu, the provincial health authority confirmed on Wednesday (11 December)....
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