With the Indian Council of Agricultural Research’s Bhopal-based High Security Animal Diseases Laboratory confirming that avian flu of the H5N1 strain caused the deaths of over 450 turkeys housed in a cage at the Government Turkey Farm here last week, more than 8,000 turkeys that remained at the farm were culled on Monday as a preventive measure. 346 more words
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H5N1 virus emerges in Sharon-area kibbutz after outbreak in north caused destruction of 100,000 birds.
Symptoms of a highly pathogenic bird flu virus were discovered Saturday at a turkey farm near Kibbutz Magal in the Sharon Region. 250 more words
Highly pathogenic H5N1 avian flu has led to the death of more than 20,000 birds at a farm in the province in Jiangxi.
The veterinary authority has sent Follow Up Report no.1 dated 9 January to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). 68 more words
As many as 45 birds have been found dead in the Sultanpur National Park, around 15 kms from the city, following which the sanctuary has been closed, a forest official said on Monday. 164 more words
An Egyptian child died on Friday after contracting bird flu, becoming the eighth fatality from the virus in Egypt within three weeks.
A five-year-old boy died from the virus in the southern Assiut province, the Egyptian Health Ministry said in a statement. 103 more words
Japan has culled around 4,000 chickens following an outbreak of bird flu at a poultry farm in the southwest of the country.
Three birds tested positive for the highly pathogenic H5 strain of avian influenza at the site in Miyazaki prefecture, and an official said on Tuesday that all birds were subsequently slaughtered. 162 more words
Two poultry farms in British Columbia have been placed under quarantine after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirmed Tuesday an avian flu outbreak.
At a turkey farm in Abbotsford, B.C., half of the barn’s 11,000 birds have already died from the disease, according to Jane Pritchard, B.C.’s chief veterinary officer. 293 more words