Friday, July 1, 2022
200,000 poultry culled in Guinea due to H5N1 bird flu
Mamoudou Nagnalen Barry, Guinea's Minister of Agriculture, said the country has culled about 200,000 poultry at risk of being infected with highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza, Nasdaq reported.
Monday, June 27, 2022
South Africa's poultry and egg prices could rise due to bird flu outbreak
Prices of poultry and eggs in South Africa could rise as chicken farmers in the country are coping with a H5N1 bird flu outbreak, with the Western Cape province worst affected, Independent Online reported.
Monday, June 20, 2022
Roslin: UK scientists join forces to tackle bird flu
A team of UK experts, including scientists from the Roslin Institute, is undertaking a £1.5 million (US$1.8 million) project to develop strategies to battle bird flu.
Monday, June 6, 2022
Iraq confirms outbreak of bird flu which kills 24,060 birds at farm
Iraq has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza, commonly called bird flu, on a farm southeast of Baghdad.
Monday, May 9, 2022
Poultry farmers in Canada concerned over bird flu
Poultry farmers in Canada are concerned over the highly pathogenic strain of H5N1 avian influenza spreading among wild and domestic birds in North America, The Associated Press reported.
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Organic and free-range chickens put into lockdown in the US and Europe due to bird flu
Egg producers and poultry industry representatives said egg-laying hens that normally roam freely outdoors have been kept inside during lethal bird flu outbreaks in the US and Europe, which comes as a surprise to consumers who pay extra for ...
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Bird flu detected in Bulgaria at an industrial farm
Bulgaria's food safety agency has confirmed a new bird flu outbreak at a laying hens farm in southern Bulgaria in the village of Elenino, near Stara Zagora city, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Canada detects bird flu outbreaks at poultry farms in seven provinces
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has confirmed outbreaks of bird flu at dozens of poultry farms across seven Canadian provinces, CBC Canada reported.
Monday, April 18, 2022
Bird flu confirmed in US states of Pennsylvania and Utah
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has confirmed bird flu cases in a commercial chicken flock in Pennsylvania state and another among backyard flock in Utah, as the virus has spread to more than 30 US states, Reuters reported.
Monday, April 18, 2022
Bird flu detected at Bulgarian industrial farm
Bulgaria's food safety agency has detected a bird flu outbreak at a chicken form south of the country in the village of Bogdanitsa, with flocks there to be culled to prevent the spread of the virus, Reuters reported.
Monday, April 18, 2022
H5N1 bird flu detected in Hungarian goose farm
Hungary's National Food Chain Safety Office (NEBIH) has detected an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus at a goose farm county of Bacs-Kiskun, Reuters reported.
Monday, April 18, 2022
Egg prices rising due to bird flu and Russia's invasion into Ukraine
As Russia's invasion into Ukraine affects grain exports to Europe and the Middle East, severe outbreaks of avian flu in the United States and France are also limiting global egg supply and hiking costs for the food staple, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
France culls more than 13 million poultry due to bird flu
An official from the Ministry of Agriculture, Agrifood, and Forestry of France said the government has culled more than 13 million poultry since end-November 2021 to stop the spread of bird flu in the country, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Canada confirms bird flu cases in Quebec
Canada's Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks has confirmed the first three cases of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu among wild birds in Quebec province, specifically in the areas of Granby, Saint-Jean-sur-le-Richelieu and Saint-Isidore- ...
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
USDA assessing bird flu vaccine possibility
Rosemary Sifford, the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) chief veterinary officer said they are looking into a bird flu vaccine as the US copes with its worst outbreak of the virus since 2015, Reuters reported.

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