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International Egg and Poultry Review: Global

by 5m Editor
9 March 2011, at 8:53am

GLOBAL - This is a weekly report by the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), looking at international developments concerning the poultry industry. This week's review provides the latest global bird flu update.

Most recent highly pathogenic avian influenza (HAPI) activity has been reported in the following locations:

The Republic of Korea has submitted 53 outbreaks of H5N1 HPAI in wild birds, ducks, chickens, layer chickens, and quails to the OIE since November 2010. The following provinces have reported outbreaks: Chungcheongnam-Do, Jeollbauk-Do, Jeollanam-Do, Gyeongsangnam-Do, and Gyeonggi-Do. To date, a total of 1,176,569 birds have died or been destroyed.

In Hong Kong, 2 cases of H5N1 were reported to OIE in wild birds in the districts of Yuen Long and Lantau Island, Hong Kong Province. Since January 2011, only 2 birds have died

Myanmar has submitted 9 outbreaks of H5 bird flu to OIE since January 2011. To date, 61,986 birds have died or been destroyed. The affected layer chickens and ducks were found in the following provinces: Rakhine State and Sagaing.

The Palestinian Auton. Territories has reported 1 outbreak of H5N1 to the OIE starting February 2011. About 2,000 turkeys died on a farm in the province of West Bank.

Japan has submitted 60 cases of H5N1 HPAI to the OIE since November 2010. To date, 68 wild birds and 1,391,047 commercial poultry have died or been destroyed in the following provinces: Kagoshima, Toyama, Fukushima, Hyogo, Hokkaido, Shimane, Tottori, Kochi, Nagasaki, Miyazaki, Yamaguchi, Oita, Tokushima, Tochigi, Kyoto, Kagoshima, Aichi, Mie, and Wakayama.

The OIE has received 413 reports of H5N1 outbreaks from Bangladesh since February 2007. To date, 1,946,770 commercial and backyard poultry have died or been destroyed. The most recent outbreak activity has occurred in the following divisions: Dhaka, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Chittagong, Khulna, Sylhet, and Barisal.

Viet Nam has reported 278 outbreaks of H5N1 HPAI to the OIE since December 2006. To date, 274,735 birds have died or been destroyed. The most recent outbreaks have been reported in the following provinces: Lang Son, Nam Dinhg, and Kon Tum.

India has reported 1 outbreak of H5 HPAI to the OIE since February 2011. The outbreak affected a state duck and poultry farm in the state of Tripura. To date, 2,198 birds have died. The last listed occurrence was June 2010 when India declared itself free of HPAI. Control measures have been taken.

Cambodia submitted 1 outbreak of H5N1 to the OIE since January 2011. To date, 222 birds have died or been destroyed. The outbreak was reported in Kandal province.

Source: World Organization of Animal Health (OIE)/Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases (Promed Mail)/International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID)/USDA FAS/News Wires





Further Reading

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