Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Settings | Sign in

Bird flu

See realtime coverage

State govt. bans poultry from Bidar after bird flu scare

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
Following the outbreak of Avian Influenza (bird flu) in Bidar district of Karnataka, the entry of poultry, including ducks, eggs and egg products, chicken, meat and feed from that State has been banned by Tamil Nadu.
See realtime coverage

Cameroon bans sale of poultry in capital after bird flu outbreak

Africanews (press release) - ‎14 hours ago‎
Cameroon's Minister of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industries, Dr. Taiga has ordered a ban on the sale of poultry in markets across the Mfoundi Division, including Yaoundé, the capital.
See realtime coverage

Cameroon hit by a bird flu outbreak in a major poultry facility

Africanews (press release) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
A bird flu outbreak has killed 15,000 fowls at a neighbourhood in Yaounde, capital of Cameroon. The deaths, linked to the Avian Influenza, were confirmed by Cameroon's national veterinary laboratory. The 15,000 dead fowls represent 50 per cent of birds ...

Bird flu control measures at 4 check-posts 'satisfactory'

Times of India - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Coimbatore: Bird flu control measures at four Kerala border check-posts in the district were inspected by the animal husbandry and veterinary services director on Friday.

Rabbits, skunks can pass bird flu

Iowa Farmer Today - ‎May 27, 2016‎
DES MOINES (AP) - A government wildlife researcher has found 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 ...

Bird flu: meeting discusses preventive measures

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
The district administration has launched effective steps to contain spreading of bird flu. The initiative was following the outbreak of the disease in Karnataka.

Bird flu alert: 50 rapid response teams to monitor poultry farms

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 that has been sounded across Karnataka.
See realtime coverage

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...
See realtime coverage

Cameroon Slaughters Fowls Due to Suspected Avian Flu Outbreak

Bloomberg - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Cameroon slaughtered the entire stock of its largest poultry farm due to a suspected outbreak of bird flu, according to the Minister of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industries.

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.
See realtime coverage

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

H5N1 strain of bird flu virus reappears in Cameroon after 8-year absence, says government - AP

BreakingNews.com - ‎May 26, 2016‎
H5N1 strain of bird flu virus reappears in Cameroon after 8-year absence, says government - AP. Read more on bigstory.ap.org · Alert my friends · agriculture · animals · bird flu · business · Cameroon · food & beverage · health. 11 WHOA!

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.

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.

New Central American Plan to Eradicate Low-Path H5N2 Bird Flu

ThePoultrySite.com - ‎May 25, 2016‎
H5N2 avian influenza was detected in Guatemala in 2000, and for the past 15 years has been controlled by sampling for the disease on commercial farms and family farms in rural areas.
 -