Thursday, December 7, 2023
Bird flu outbreak prompts culling of thousands of ducks and geese in east Germany
Approximately 6,700 ducks and geese are slated for culling following the confirmation of a highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu outbreak on a farm in Schonberg, located in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, Channel News Asia r ...
Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Bird flu outbreak hits poultry farm in Belgium, near French border
Belgium has reported the first outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu, in the current season, KELO-TV reported.
Friday, December 1, 2023
UK turkey farmers anticipate robust Christmas after 2022 bird flu crisis
Turkey farmers in the United Kingdom are expecting to meet Christmas demand this year, following a challenging bird flu outbreak in 2022 that killed half of the free-range flock, Channel News Asia reported.
Thursday, November 30, 2023
France reports highly pathogenic bird flu outbreak in turkey farm
France has identified an outbreak of highly pathogenic bird flu virus on a turkey farm northwest of the country, according to the country’s agriculture ministry, Reuters reported.
Thursday, November 30, 2023
Bird flu hits Iowa, US poultry industry, death toll exceeds last year
In a significant blow to the poultry industry in Iowa, United States, another extensive flock of egg-laying hens has been hit by a highly contagious and lethal form of bird flu, pushing the total number of affected birds beyond last year's ...
Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Japan reports first case of highly pathogenic bird flu this season
Japan has confirmed the first case of highly pathogenic H5-type bird flu at a poultry farm in the southern part of the country, The Straits Times reported.
Monday, November 27, 2023
Bird flu detected in northern Germany poultry farm
Germany has reported a case of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu on a poultry farm in the northern region, contributing to the surge of cases across Europe, CNBC reported.
Friday, November 24, 2023
Bird flu outbreak confirmed in Croatia
Croatia has officially confirmed an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus on a poultry farm, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH), Reuters reported.
Thursday, November 23, 2023
Republic of Ireland prepares for potential bird flu outbreak, issues tender for culling services
The Republic of Ireland's Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine (DAFM) is taking proactive measures against potential avian influenza outbreaks, seeking tenders for a EUR 1 million (US$1.09 million) depopulation services contract, ...
Wednesday, November 22, 2023
Bird flu virus shifts from China to Europe and Africa, warns study
The bird flu virus is becoming more adapted to wild birds and is spreading from China to Europe and northern Africa, raising concerns of an "environmental disaster," according to a study led by the University of Hong Kong (HKU), S ...
Monday, November 20, 2023
South Africa says bird flu outbreak under control
South Africa's Department of Agriculture announced that the country's severe bird flu outbreak, considered the worst on record, is now under control, signalling a positive shift in the nation's egg supplies, Reuters reported.
Friday, November 17, 2023
Bird flu detected in central Netherlands, 65,000 chickens culled
Bird flu has been detected on a laying hen farm situated in the Utrecht municipality of Renswoude, central Netherlands, and authorities have initiated the culling of approximately 65,000 chickens to prevent the potential spread of the virus ...
Friday, November 10, 2023
1 million chickens in Minnesota, US to be culled amid bird flu outbreak
In response to the confirmed presence of highly contagious bird flu at a Minnesota, United States egg farm, authorities have declared that close to 1 million chickens will be culled to contain the spread of the virus, as announced by the US ...
Thursday, November 9, 2023
Roslin: US$4.1 million award supports research into tackling bird flu
A team of scientists studying bird flu has been awarded £3.3 million (US$4.1 million) to further investigate the disease, including understanding immunity in wild birds, the Roslin Institute announced last month.
Monday, November 6, 2023
Mexico reports first H5N1 bird flu outbreak this season
Mexico has detected its first outbreak this season of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu on a farm, as confirmed by the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH), a month after Mexico declared it was free of the disease, re ...

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