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Chickens Can Once Again Run Free

Folk who keep chickens (and the chickens) will be pleased to hear that the bird flu prevention measures which meant fowl had to be kept indoors or in a secure environment, are to come to an end on… 216 more words

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Every box of eggs we sell in the run up to Easter will be accompanied by one of these ladies, guarding their clutch.

Keeping the chux in during the avian flu scare has been hard for all of us. 115 more words


55,000 birds killed due to bird flu in Suffolk, UK

About 55,000 birds are to be culled after a new case of bird flu was detected on a farm in Suffolk.


The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said the H5N8 strain of avian flu has been found at Grange Farm in Redgrave. 119 more words


Georgia takes steps to protect poultry from bird flu

In an effort to minimize the risk of Avian Influenza entering Georgia poultry flocks, the state has temporarily suspended all poultry exhibitions, swaps and meets, shows or sales at festivals, flea markets or auctions in Georgia. 276 more words

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140 Dead: 2 Month Total Bird Flu

Bird-flu outbreak in Asia puts producers in a bind

By Lucy Craymer

Prices in China for broiler chickens, a breed grown for meat, are down one-third from a year ago… 262 more words


Bird flu and global poultry supply chain impact

An article in the Wall Street Journal (March 22, 2017) titled “Bird-Flu Outbreak Brings Pain for Poultry Producers in Asia”, describes the emerging cases of H7N9 bird flu in China, with over 140 human deaths in China this year alone, and its impact. 97 more words

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Volunteers Needed for Medical Study in Bird Flu Vaccine

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Saint Louis University researchers study a possible avian flu vaccine.

“We are studying a vaccine to protect against bird flu, also known as avian flu, in case there is an outbreak or a possible pandemic in humans,” says clinical director for SLU’s Center for Vaccine Development, Dr. 66 more words