Tags » Avian Flu

Agriculture and Environmental Basics: Animal/Livestock Security and Diseases

All aspects of our culture need protection from our national parks to our historical monuments.  Another important safeguard is the strategic and integrated approach to ensuring food safety, animal life and health, and plant life and health called… 486 more words

Chick Quarantine?

My supplier recently contacted me and said that my chick orders are now all out of wack due to the Avian Flu virus and several states  have recently been placed under Quarantine. 369 more words


Thousands Of Geese Fall Dead From Sky In Idaho

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) – Avian cholera is suspected in the deaths of at least 2,000 snow geese that fell dead from the sky in Idaho while migrating to nesting grounds on the northern coast of Alaska, wildlife managers said Monday. 288 more words


Quarantine zones established in 2 KS counties following confirmed case of bird flu

KANSAS CITY — Parts of Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties are under quarantine because of avian influenza. On Friday, the Kansas Department of Agriculture received positive tests for the bird flu among a backyard flock of chickens and ducks in Leavenworth County. 113 more words


Ebola and Bird Flu making a comeback? New infections.

Copyright 2015, Dennis Mitton

It seems that the Ebola virus has outlived its usefulness in drawing people to newscasts to sell advertising. But this miniscule script of RNA is still plying its trade with the death toll from the recent outbreak topping 10,000 in Africa. 877 more words


US Bird Experts Mystified By MidWest Spread Of Avain Flu


CHICAGO, March 13 (Reuters) – A virulent strain of avian flu that has killed turkeys in the heart of the nation’s poultry region has been found through molecular testing to be nearly identical to viruses isolated in migratory ducks. 791 more words


Feds lift poultry-control zone in southern B.C.

VANCOUVER – A control zone that restricted the movement of poultry in southern B.C. after an outbreak of avian flu has been lifted by the federal government. 356 more words