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Monday, February 19, 2024
Bird flu detected in commercial poultry in East Yorkshire, UK
The UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has confirmed the presence of the H5N1 strain of bird flu in commercial poultry near Hutton Cranswick, East Yorkshire, UK, BBC News reported.
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Around 13,000 chickens in Kagoshima, Japan, put down following detection of bird flu
The prefectural government of Kagoshima, Japan, announced on February 11 that around 13,000 chickens in Minami-Satsuma were culled after DNA testing found cases of the highly pathogenic avian influenza at a poultry farm that raises chickens ...
Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Bird flu outbreak detected in Laos' Xaythany district market
Authorities in Laos have confirmed the presence of the H5N1 bird flu virus at a market located in the Xaythany district of the capital city, Vientiane, as per a report from the country's Department of Livestock and Fisheries under the Lao M ...
Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Warning issued to US backyard poultry owners as bird flu detected in South Carolina
Animal health officials from Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina, have issued a cautionary alert to owners of backyard poultry flocks and pet waterfowl, after the Eurasian strain of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) was det ...
Monday, January 15, 2024
UK producers not required to change egg labelling during bird flu outbreak, based on proposal
UK producers will no longer need to change how eggs are labelled during an outbreak of avian influenza under proposals planned to support British farmers set out by the UK government on January 9.
Thursday, January 11, 2024
Philippines bans poultry imports from Belgium, France due to bird flu
In response to recent bird flu outbreaks in Belgium and France, the Philippines' Department of Agriculture declared an indefinite ban on imports of poultry and related products from both countries, including wild birds, The Star reported.
Thursday, January 11, 2024
Bird flu detected at Quebec, Canada poultry farm
A case of bird flu has been identified at a commercial poultry farm in western Quebec, Canada, leading to about 30 individuals off work as the operation undergoes sterilisation procedures, CBC News reported.
Monday, January 8, 2024
Bird flu detected in French duck farm despite vaccination efforts
France has reported a case of bird flu on a duck farm in the Vendee region, marking the first outbreak since the country initiated bird flu vaccinations last year, Channel News Asia reported.
Saturday, December 30, 2023
Bird flu detected in Pennsylvania, US
The Department of Agriculture of Pennsylvania, United States, has detected a new case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) found in a farm in Lower Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, Fox 56 Wolf reported.
Tuesday, December 26, 2023
South Korea reports eight cases of H5N6 bird flu outbreak
South Korea has detected eight cases of H5N6 bird flu on farms, resulting in the culling of more than 500,000 poultry, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH), Reuters reported.
Friday, December 22, 2023
Brazil boosts chicken production despite bird flu threat
Brazil has increased chicken production despite the emergence of the highly contagious bird flu virus, which made its first appearance in the country in May this year, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, December 19, 2023
Denmark's veterinary authority raises bird flu alert
The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (DVFA) announced a significant escalation in the threat level for avian influenza, moving from medium to high alert.
Tuesday, December 19, 2023
Bird flu at farm in west Germany leads to culling of 30,000 ducks
About 30,000 ducks have been slaughtered after an outbreak of bird flu on a farm in west Germany, authorities said on December 14.
Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Bird flu outbreaks in Japan raise concerns of egg shortage and record prices
Recent bird flu outbreaks at four poultry farms in Japan are causing concerns of a potential "egg shock," with experts warning that prices may reach record highs due to an egg shortage, The Mainichi reported.
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 ...

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