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Federal Gov't To Step Up Bird Flu Monitoring This Fall

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The federal government has announced plans to step up monitoring of wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest. 96 more words


Egg ration? It's a real thing.

Hello there folks,

I was reading CNN Money this morning and noticed a headline about a Nationwide egg shortage that has reached the public. This apparently isn’t new news, but it’s new to me so I thought I’d start some conversation about it. 377 more words

Avian Flu

AVIAN FLU: What you need to know when working around poultry or wild birds

If youwork with or around poultry or wild birds you may be at risk of exposure to avian flu. The World Health Organization has provided the following guidance for the protection of individuals engaging in activities involving high contact with poultry or wild birds that have been confirmed or highly suspected of being infected with avian flu. 603 more words


Our Homesteads Reaction to the Avian Flu

The pullets like to sneak into the big girls coop to perch.

We have had to chance our habits and activities in the wake of the avian bird flu outbreak throughout the US and it been a bit rough. 460 more words

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As California gives more room to chickens, egg production drops 16%

As US egg production drops from avian flu, California is seeing an even bigger dip than the rest of the country.

The 5% drop in egg production across the US from May 2014 to May 2015 is a result of the loss of more than 48 million birds, the majority of which were egg layers. 296 more words

Fucking Pussy Dies of Bird Flu

Newport, Rhode Island–Dave Mariucci, a 26 year-old software engineer, died Friday, only one day after being diagnosed with avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu.  Sources close to Mariucci say that friends and family never imagined that he was so big a pussy that he could be killed by a disease named after fucking birds. 218 more words