1 hr ago | Progressive Farmer
The extent of the effect of Mexico's avian influenza on the country's poultry industry is yet unknown, as is its effect on the country's imports of U.S.-produced dried distillers grains with solubles, according to an article by the U.S. Grains Council .
5 hrs ago | Shanghai Daily
LIVE poultry will be allowed for sale in local markets starting today, almost 10 weeks after the city imposed a ban to prevent the spread of H7N9 bird flu.
9 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog
Researchers with the Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute have revealed new information about the latest strain of type A influenza, known as H7N9, in a report in the journal PLOS Currents: Outbreaks .
US Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius has said her country is committed to working with Vietnam to combat emerging epidemics, especially infectious diseases, and to promote the transfer of technology to fight HIV/AIDS.
The Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission received confirmation Tuesday evening that a chicken in a Scott County, Arkansas, chicken house has tested positive for H7N7 Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza.
SCOTT COUNTY, AR - The Arkansas Department of Health says one chicken in Scott County has tested positive for the Avian Flu.
A chicken in Scott County is confirmed with avian influenza and state officials have quarantined poultry within a 6.2-mile radius around the infected bird's farm.
Surrey residents are one step closer to being able to raise chickens - hens, specifically - on lots smaller than one acre following a unanimous vote by the Surrey Agricultural Advisory Committee.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is closely monitoring an outbreak of a new bird flu virus, H7N9, according to a news release from the York City Bureau of Health.
Thailand and Laos have stepped up bilateral cooperation on practical response to any possible outbreak of the new deadly A strain of avian influenza along their common border, Thai News Agency reported.
The Dajabon market was closed Monday seeking to pressure Haiti to drop the ban. A Dominican board says the country sells about 25 million eggs and 8 million chickens to Haiti every month.
Avian influenza virus is an important public health issue because pandemic influenza viruses in people have contained genes from viruses that infect birds.
Soybean imports by China , the biggest buyer, may be lower than official U.S. forecasts, deepening a glut and weighing down prices as global reserves are set to reach a record.
Avian influenza virus is enzootic to wild birds, which are its natural reservoir.
KOTA BAHARU, June 16 -- The Kelantan Health Department urged the public to report unusually high numbers of death among chicken, ducks and birds to the nearest Veterinary Office to determine the type of virus contracted by the fowls.