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Bird flu alert in Namakkal

The Hindu - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Fifty rapid response teams have been formed to monitor the 1,100 poultry farms in the district, following the bird flu alert sounded across Karnataka.

Sacré Bleu! France Temporarily Bans Foie Gras Production Over Bird Flu Fears

GOOD Magazine - ‎May 20, 2016‎
France has placed a temporary ban on foie gras, but the reason for halting production may not be what you think: A case of bird flu (an H5N1 strain) was detected on a farm in the Dordogne region of Southern France last November, and the area's ...

Rabbits, skunks found to pass bird flu to ducks

Arkansas Online - ‎May 22, 2016‎
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A government wildlife researcher has found that rabbits and skunks can become infected with the bird flu virus and shed it enough to infect ducks -- offering scientists one more clue about how bird flu may move in the environment ...
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Biologist: Rabbits and skunks can pass bird flu to ducks

Phys.Org - ‎May 17, 2016‎
A government wildlife researcher has found that rabbits and skunks can become infected with the bird flu virus and shed it enough to infect ducks—offering scientists one more clue about how bird flu may move in the environment and spread between farms ...

Bird flu: Poultry farmers advised not to lift birds from Bidar

The Hindu - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Poultry farmers have been strictly advised against importing poultry birds from Bidar district and also to take all necessary preventive measures against bird flu (Avian Influenza) in the district. The directive came in the wake of the outbreak of bird ...

Bird Flu Reported in Cambodia

ThePoultrySite.com - ‎May 20, 2016‎
CAMBODIA - There has been an outbreak of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza in backyard chickens and ducks in Cambodia.

Indonesia struggling to curb bird flu by 2020

Jakarta Post - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Jakarta | Tue, May 17 2016 | 12:08 pm A farmer holds up a dead chicken at a henhouse in Keude Birem village, East Aceh regency, Aceh, on April 19.
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Indonesia reports unexpected spike in bird flu cases

Jakarta Post - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Jakarta | Mon, May 16 2016 | 09:51 pm A poultry farmer checks on his clock of chickens in Keude Birem village, Birem Bayeun, East Aceh, on April.

Check spread of bird flu: DC

The Hindu - ‎May 14, 2016‎
Deputy Commissioner Srirangaiah has instructed the officials of the Veterinary Department to initiate stringent measures to avoid the spread of bird flu in the district by keeping a constant vigil on private farms. Speaking at a meeting of district ...

Biologist says rabbits, skunks can pass bird flu to ducks

messenger-inquirer - ‎May 23, 2016‎
DES MOINES, Iowa - A government wildlife researcher has found that rabbits and skunks can become infected with the bird flu virus and shed it enough to infect ducks - offering scientists one more clue about how bird flu may move in the environment ...
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Bird-flu alert in Namakkal dist after outbreak in Karnataka

The New Indian Express - ‎May 10, 2016‎
A general alert has been sounded in the District that will set afoot precautionary measures to prevent any possible bird flu outbreak. This follows the confirmation of a bird flu outbreak in a private poultry farm at Molkera of Bidar district in Karnataka.

Ghana Reports Four New Bird Flu Outbreaks

ThePoultrySite.com - ‎May 18, 2016‎
GHANA - Two outbreaks were reported in Greater Accra, and one each in Eastern and Central regions. The outbreaks were of the H5N1 strain and affected mostly layers and chicks on farms.
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Bird Flu Egg Boom Goes Bust as U.S. Farms Quick to Replace Flock

Bloomberg - ‎May 11, 2016‎
U.S. prices have tumbled 75 percent from a record in August, after the biggest bird-flu outbreak ever forced farmers to destroy flocks.

Bird flu alert: Tamil Nadu bans poultry from Kerala, Karnataka

Times of India - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Coimbatore: Close on the heels of Karnataka sounding bird flu alert, the animal husbandry department here has banned all poultry products, including chicken, turkey, duck, duck manure and chicken feed, from Kerala and Karnataka.
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Enjoy your omelette and butter chicken, bird flu's taken care of, Karnataka experts say

The News Minute - ‎May 11, 2016‎
For the first time in the history of Karnataka the largest number of poultry birds have been culled after a bird flu cases surfaced in the northern district of Bidar.

French Ag Minister Meets Farmers Affected by Bird Flu

ThePoultrySite.com - ‎May 16, 2016‎
FRANCE - French agriculture minister Stéphane Le Foll was out on Friday visiting waterfowl farms affected by bird flu in the Gers and Landes departments.

Special meeting to check bird flu

The Hindu - ‎May 13, 2016‎
A special meeting to check the incidence of bird flu will be held at all the block offices in the district on May 13. In a press release issued here on Thursday, S. Palanisamy, District Collector, said that scientists from the Tamil Nadu University for ...

Bird flu virus: Poultry farmers get GHc1m paid in compensation

Citifmonline - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), has revealed they paid a little over GHc 1 million in compensation to farmers whose birds were destroyed as part of the Ministry's efforts to fight and control the spread of bird flu last year. In 2015, five ...

More Bird Flu Reported in Italy

ThePoultrySite.com - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The outbreak occurred in the same region, Emilia-Romagna, as an outbreak reported earlier this month. The farm was within the protection zone set up after the earlier outbreak.

State hasn't seen bird flu this year

Leader-Telegram - ‎May 12, 2016‎
A year after bird flu led to 411,800 turkey deaths total in Chippewa and Barron counties and killed millions of birds in Minnesota, the strain is nowhere to be seen.
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