About 1,30,000 chickens on a farm in Karnataka’s Bidar district will be culled as a precautionary measure after a lab report identified the avian influenza (H5N1) virus as the reason behind deaths of thousands of chickens there. 151 more words
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A southwestern Missouri turkey farm where bird flu was found remains quarantined after 39,000 of its birds were destroyed last week as a precaution, agricultural officials said Wednesday. 265 more words
An outbreak of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza has been found in Lebanon.
The farm, in Al Biqa province, held 80,000 birds and experienced abnormal mortality. 56 more words
Iraq this week reported six outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu that happened from mid-December to early February, its first occurrence of the disease in nearly 10 years, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday. 217 more words
Three new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been reported in Plateau province in Nigeria.
Over 18,000 birds were culled, and 278 birds died from the disease, in the H5N1 strain outbreaks. 23 more words
Bird flu has struck the Sidenreng Rappang regency, South Sulawesi and as of yesterday, the avian flu virus is reported to have killed about 11,000 birds, mostly ducks. 121 more words
Eighteen new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza were reported in Nigeria last week.
The H5N1 outbreaks occurred in Katsina, Sokoto and Bauchi provinces, among others. 54 more words