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6,000 ducks to be killed due to outbreak of avian flu in Yorkshire, England

Liz Truss, the Environment Secretary, assured consumers that turkey, duck and other poultry is completely safe to eat as Britain suffered its first outbreak of bird flu in six years. 663 more words

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Avian influenza is once again making the news after it was reported that it had been detected on a duck farm in the north-east of England. 302 more words


Holiday turkey prices not expected to rise due to avian flu outbreak: B.C. Turkey Farmers

The current avian flu outbreak in British Columbia has wiped out about 10 per cent of the birds slated to go to market during the holidays, but B.C. 226 more words


Avian Flu Confirmed in Wild Birds in Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. officials say they’ve found avian influenza in wild birds in Washington state but there’s no immediate public health concern.

The Department of Agriculture said Tuesday that separate strains of the H5 virus have been confirmed in northern pintail ducks and gyrfalcons (JER’-fal-kuhns) that were fed wild birds killed by hunters. 84 more words



As of three days ago, the tenth farm in the Fraser Valley has been hit by the avian flu, where all their birds (not to mention their bottom line) were euthanized. 355 more words

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Avian flu found at tenth farm in B.C.'s Fraser Valley

LANGLEY, B.C. – Federal officials say avian influenza has been detected at a tenth farm in B.C.’s Fraser Valley.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has updated its list to include a Langley, B.C., farm housing table-egg layers. 102 more words