Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Egg prices in Japan soaring amid record 16 million birds culled due to bird flu
Egg prices in Japan are soaring as the bird flu outbreak in the country resulted in a record 16 million birds marked for culling since the first outbreak was detected in October last year, Xinhua News reported.
Monday, March 20, 2023
Chile detects first bird flu case in industrial setting, 40,000 poultry culled
Chile has detected its first bird flu case in an industrial setting, at a plant belonging to meat producer Agrosuper in Rancagua, central Chile, resulting in 40,000 poultry culled and the government suspending avian product exports for 28 d ...
Friday, March 17, 2023
Taiwan confirms bird flu outbreak at Pintung County
13,328 birds at a poultry farm in Pingtung County, Taiwan were culled after it was confirmed that the birds were infected with H5N1 avian influenza, Taiwan News reported.
Friday, March 17, 2023
Roslin: Multi-species study aids understanding of bird flu
Investigations of how various bird species respond to avian flu have enabled insights into the disease, said the Roslin Institute said.
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
US proposes vaccinating chickens due to bird flu
The US government has proposed a mass vaccination campaign for the country's poultry population, due to spread of bird flu that has resulted in deaths of tens of millions of chickens and increased cost of eggs, Prensa Latina reported.
Thursday, March 2, 2023
Argentina suspends all poultry exports after detecting bird flu in the country
Argentina has suspended all poultry exports after the country confirmed the first positive case of highly pathogenic avian influenza or bird flu in industrial birds at a broiler farm in the southern province of Rio Negro, Buenos Aires Times ...
Monday, February 27, 2023
Japan egg prices up to record highs due to bird flu and rising feed prices
Poultry farmers in Japan have been urged to stay calm as egg prices in the country increase to record highs, with highly pathogenic avian influenza spreading in the nation, and feed prices continuing to rise, South China Morning Post report ...
Friday, February 24, 2023
Argentina on high alert for bird flu
Health officials in Argentina have detected eight cases of bird flu in the country's north, with reinforced sanitary controls to be implemented to be prevent the spread of the virus to industrial poultry farms that produce meat and eggs, El ...
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Housing orders for UK poultry may not lift until spring as bird flu rages
Christine Middlemiss, the UK Chief Veterinary Officer, said housing orders for UK chickens and hens to stay indoors, imposed in November last year, is likely to remain until spring, when wild birds that carry the bird flu virus migrate else ...
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
22,000 chickens culled in Taiwan due to bird flu
A pathogenic avian influenza H5N2 outbreak was detected at a poultry farm in Gukeng Township, Yunlin County, Taiwan, resulting in 22,000 chickens culled to stop the spread of the virus, Taiwan News reported.
Thursday, January 26, 2023
Chicken supply in Malaysia unaffected by bird flu outbreak in the US and Europe
Mohamad Sabu, Malaysia's Agriculture and Food Security Minister, said the country's chicken supply for the domestic market is unaffected by the recent bird flu outbreaks in the US and Europe, Malay Mail reported.
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Japan culls record 9.98 million birds this season due to bird flu
Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said the country has culled close to 10 million birds at poultry farms this season due to bird flu, as the virus continues to spread across the nation, Japan Today reported.
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Taiwan culls 16,000 chickens due to bird flu
16,000 chickens in Yunlin Country, Taiwan were culled after highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu was detected at two chicken farms in the area, Taipei Times reported.
Friday, January 6, 2023
Czech Republic egg prices expected to increase due to bird flu
Egg prices in the Czech Republic are expected to increase due to the spread of bird flu in the country, with a recent case infecting 750,000 laying hens, accounting for 15% of the 5 million hens in the country, reported.
Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Japan bird flu cases reach record high
Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said bird flu cases in Japan reached a record high, following the confirmation of new infections in the prefectures of Chiba and Fukuoka, The Manichi reported.

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