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Indian poultry becoming resistant to bird flu virus? - Times of India;

Indian poultry becoming resistant to bird flu virus? - Times of India

Times of IndiaIndian poultry becoming resistant to bird flu virus?Times of IndiaHYDERABAD: Have the birds in India, particularly poultry, adapted to the deadly avian flu virus? Recent trends in the outbreak of bird flu in different parts of the country have led experts to believe that the H5N1 virus may not pose much danger to ...and more »

Bird flu warning for poultry owners in West Sussex - Chichester Observer;

Bird flu warning for poultry owners in West Sussex - Chichester Observer

Chichester ObserverBird flu warning for poultry owners in West SussexChichester ObserverWarnings about bird flu have been issued to West Sussex poultry owners by Trading Standards. It comes after two confirmed cases of avian flu in the UK in domestic 'back yard' chicken flocks. Government restrictions require all poultry keepers to move ...and more »

More than 60000 birds to be culled as avian flu sweeps Britain - iNews;

More than 60000 birds to be culled as avian flu sweeps Britain - iNews

iNewsMore than 60000 birds to be culled as avian flu sweeps BritainiNewsMore than 60,000 birds are to be culled in Lancashire after avian flu was discovered. (Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images). Dean Kirby 2 months Tuesday January 31st 2017. More than 60,000 farmed birds are to be culled in Lancashire in a bid to ...and more »

ALERT: Bird flu advisory issued for China - News24

ALERT: Bird flu advisory issued for ChinaNews24Cape Town - Travellers are being warned about travelling to certain countries, a total of 40, that have reported outbreaks of avian flu, commonly known as bird flu, in wild birds and domestic poultry since November 2016. World Health Organization (WHO ...and more »

VIDEO: Bird flu - Facts to help protect your backyard poultry flock - FG Insight;

VIDEO: Bird flu - Facts to help protect your backyard poultry flock - FG Insight

FG InsightVIDEO: Bird flu - Facts to help protect your backyard poultry flockFG InsightAs Avian Influenza (AI) continues to sweep the nation, Lauren Dean takes a look at how backyard flock keepers can best protect their poultry from outbreak. Twitter · Facebook. Share This. Twitter Facebook. Bird flu: Facts to help protect your backyard ...and more »

Fifth 'bird flu' case confirmed as restrictions enter third month - Irish Independent;

Fifth 'bird flu' case confirmed as restrictions enter third month - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentFifth 'bird flu' case confirmed as restrictions enter third monthIrish IndependentThe H5N8 virus was confirmed in a whooper swan in the south of the county. The Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed has said that avian influenza is now likely well established in wild bird populations across the country and has urged flock owners ...and more »

New case of AI confirmed on game farm in Lancashire - NFU Online;

New case of AI confirmed on game farm in Lancashire - NFU Online

NFU OnlineNew case of AI confirmed on game farm in LancashireNFU OnlineDefra has confirmed a third case of AI in Lancashire on a game bird farm containing 63,000 birds. Test results have confirmed H5N8 Avian Influenza at the premises near Pilling, which is linked to two other sites to have suffered bird flu (details here ...and more »

Fifth case of bird flu in wild swan in Co Roscommon - Irish Farmers Journal;

Fifth case of bird flu in wild swan in Co Roscommon - Irish Farmers Journal

Irish Farmers JournalFifth case of bird flu in wild swan in Co RoscommonIrish Farmers JournalThe three cases of H5N8 bird flu detected so far this month were found in wild swans. 1. PrevNext. The Department has confirmed a case of the H5N8 strain of bird flu in Ballinturley, Co Roscommon. The outbreak was confirmed in a whooper swan found on ...and more »

Macedonia reports H5N8 avian influenza outbreak - Manila Bulletin;

Macedonia reports H5N8 avian influenza outbreak - Manila Bulletin

Manila BulletinMacedonia reports H5N8 avian influenza outbreakManila BulletinThe World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday Macedonia reported an H5N8 avian influenza outbreak at a farm in a southwest region of the country. Chicken are pictured lock in a poultry farm in Bergentheim November 10, 2016 following ...and more »

Macedonia reports first H5N8 outbreak; more strains noted elsewhere - CIDRAP;

Macedonia reports first H5N8 outbreak; more strains noted elsewhere - CIDRAP

CIDRAPMacedonia reports first H5N8 outbreak; more strains noted elsewhereCIDRAPIn several new avian flu developments, Macedonia today reported its first highly pathogenic H5N8 outbreak, as France reported a recurrence of H5N9 and other strains implicated in outbreaks last year. In addition, as several European countries reported ...and more »

Fifth case of bird flu has been confirmed in Ireland - Irish Mirror;

Fifth case of bird flu has been confirmed in Ireland - Irish Mirror

Irish MirrorFifth case of bird flu has been confirmed in IrelandIrish MirrorA swan in Ballinturley, Roscommon has tested positive for the H5N8 strain of avian influenza. It comes just five days after a whooper swan was discovered along the Leitrim-Longford border infected with a deadly strain of the virus. In total three swans ...and more »

Bird Flu Fears Growing - AgNet West

Bird Flu Fears GrowingAgNet WestThe global spread of bird flu is increasing concerns the viruses will be transferred to humans. Global infections of highly pathogenic avian influenza have reached unprecedented levels, according to Reuters. The presence in so many parts of the world ...and more »

AVIAN FLU LATEST: 63000 birds to be culled at Lancashire bird flu farm - FG Insight;

AVIAN FLU LATEST: 63000 birds to be culled at Lancashire bird flu farm - FG Insight

FG InsightAVIAN FLU LATEST: 63000 birds to be culled at Lancashire bird flu farmFG InsightThe case at Wyre, north west of Preston, was confirmed on January 30. It followed hot on the heels of a discovery of the disease at a Bernard Matthews turkey rearing farm near Boston, Lincolnshire, on Thursday, and a second case in Lancashire. All ...and more »

Fifth case of bird flu confirmed in Ireland - RTE.ie;

Fifth case of bird flu confirmed in Ireland - RTE.ie

RTE.ieFifth case of bird flu confirmed in IrelandRTE.ieThe latest bird to test positive for H5N8 is a whooper swan in Ballinturley, Roscommon. It is the third swan to have been found to be infected with the virus – the other cases were on the Longford-Leitrim border and in Tipperary. The other two cases ...and more »

Minnesota keeps wary eye on global avian flu outbreaks - Southernminn.com;

Minnesota keeps wary eye on global avian flu outbreaks - Southernminn.com

Southernminn.comMinnesota keeps wary eye on global avian flu outbreaksSouthernminn.comBrian Foss washes the top of a Gold'n Plump truck Sauk Rapids in an effort to keep the avian flu out of its chicken flocks. (MPR News file). prev. next. ×. 9 remaining of 10. Welcome! We hope that you enjoy our free content. Minnesota poultry farmers ...and more »

Lancashire bird flu: 63000 birds to be culled - BBC News;

Lancashire bird flu: 63000 birds to be culled - BBC News

BBC NewsLancashire bird flu: 63000 birds to be culledBBC NewsAbout 63,000 birds are due to be culled at a Lancashire farm to prevent the spread of bird flu, which has already been found at two nearby premises. The decision was made after animal health investigators were unable to rule out the presence of H5N8 ...and more »

10000 birds slaughtered in France after avian flu detected - talkRADIO (press release);

10000 birds slaughtered in France after avian flu detected - talkRADIO (press release)

talkRADIO (press release)10000 birds slaughtered in France after avian flu detectedtalkRADIO (press release)Ten thousands birds were slaughtered in France last week after one of them was discovered to be carrying avian flu. It is the first time the the highly contagious virus, also known as bird flu, has been discovered in Ile-de-France, in the north of the ...and more »

Government orders cull of 63000 more birds to halt spread of bird flu - Blackpool Gazette

Government orders cull of 63000 more birds to halt spread of bird fluBlackpool GazetteTens of thousands more birds are to be culled after Government vets were unable to rule out the spread of avian flu. A total of 63,000 birds will be destroyed in the coming days. Officials at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs ...and more »

Macedonia reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu at farm: OIE - Reuters

Macedonia reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu at farm: OIEReutersPARIS Macedonia reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus at a farm in the southwestern part of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing a report from the local veterinary authorities.and more »

Second bird flu case in Lancashire is confirmed - Lancashire Telegraph;

Second bird flu case in Lancashire is confirmed - Lancashire Telegraph

Lancashire TelegraphSecond bird flu case in Lancashire is confirmedLancashire TelegraphA SECOND outbreak of bird flu has been confirmed in Lancashire, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has said. The H5N8 avian flu strain was confirmed in a flock of about 1,000 pheasants at a premises in Pilling, Preston.and more »