Avian Influenza, popularly referred to as bird flu, is now in 18 states in Nigeria and has affected over 2.5 million chickens resulting in the loss of several billions of Naira, the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science has said. 273 more words
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FARMERS are to slaughter over 40,000 chickens after a bird flu scare rocked Scotland
A case of H5N1 avian influenza – potentially fatal to both birds and humans – was discovered at Craigies Poultry Farm in Fife. 195 more words
Nigeria has reported more outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in its Kano and Delta regions.
One outbreak of the H5N1 strain on a farm in the Delta region caused 7973 deaths in a flock comprising broilers, layers and breeders at different ages of production. 46 more words
There have been another five outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the Greater Accra region of Ghana.
The outbreaks were of the H5N1 serotype, and affected two farms and three backyard holdings. 52 more words
Cases of bird flu in France have doubled since Friday, with the Ministry of Agriculture announcing a total of 61 early yesterday afternoon (22 December) compared with 30 at the end of last week. 272 more words
Health authorities in the central province of Nghe An have culled more than 2,365 chicken after many of them were found infected with two dangerous strains of bird flu. 153 more words
Two outbreaks of H5N1 avian flu have hit thousands of ducks in Siem Reap and Battambang provinces, according to data from the World Organisation for Animal Health published on Monday. 381 more words