Tag Archive: Avian flu, avian influenza
Apr 18, 2022Susan SpiegelComments Off on UK researchers: Watch for emerging, more infectious strains of avian flu virusAccording to research led by The Pirbright Institute, UK, infection with two strains of avian flu virus could lead to the emergence of a new strain with the potential to jump from birds to humans.
Mar 17, 2022Susan SpiegelComments Off on Lockdown mode urged with avian flu outbreaks in Mississippi and Central FlywaysA warning to tighten up biosecurity and reduce movement in and out of poultry houses was issued by Terry Conger, DVM, poultry health epidemiologist with USDA’s APHIS.
Feb 09, 2022Susan SpiegelComments Off on Highly pathogenic avian influenza found in Indiana commercial turkey flockUSDA's APHIS has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in Dubois County, IN, the first confirmed case in commercial poultry in the US since 2020.
Mar 05, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Yeast protein could help tackle China’s Avian ‘Flu problem’A protein found in yeast could help scientists in China tackle avian influenza in poultry flocks.
Sep 05, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Mobile app to help Egyptian poultry farmers control diseaseEgyptian poultry producers are set to benefit from a high-tech tool designed to help them identify early signs of avian influenza and other poultry diseases.
Aug 30, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Compartmentalization key to global avian flu controlStandardizing biosecurity measures across the poultry sector is key to protecting birds from avian influenza and ensuring outbreaks do not decimate trade, according to a poultry health expert.
Jul 26, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on AI vaccination needed in China to prevent global pandemic, scientists sayVaccination against avian influenza must become a standard procedure in China to avoid the risk of the the disease mutating and becoming a global pandemic, scientists have warned.
Jun 27, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on China urged to take tougher measures against avian fluProducers in China need to make greater efforts to prevent and control the spread of the H7N9 influenza virus, according to an animal health expert.
Apr 26, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Experts warn of red mite risk thanks to avian fluForced housing of poultry due to avian influenza is likely to lead to a higher risk of red mite infestation in flocks this spring, vets have warned.
Apr 25, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Farm uses lasers to guard hens from avian influenzaOrchard Eggs, based in West Sussex, is using Dutch laser technology to scare off wild migratory birds and prevent them from mixing with the farm’s outdoor flock and protect them from avian flu.
Apr 04, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Biosecurity key to combating US avian flu threatFarm biosecurity remains US poultry producers’ key defense in making sure they are protected from the potentially devastating effects of avian influenza, say officials.
Mar 07, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Avian influenza in the US: High-path, low-path and its link to other poultry diseasesDavid Swayne, DVM, PhD, a research veterinarian at USDA with more than 30 years' experience with avian influenza, talks to Poultry Health Today about the dreaded virus — how it travels, the...
Nov 12, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Video provides practical biosecurity tips for poultryA training video that provides practical biosecurity tips for protecting commercial poultry flocks from avian influenza and other infectious diseases has been developed by the University of Maryland...
Aug 25, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Eight ways to protect your farm from avian flu this fallTo prepare for the avian flu this fall, the National Chicken Council (NCC) has identified eight biosecurity principles for broiler and broiler-breeder producers.
Aug 02, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Flu panel examines US control efforts, impacts on tradeWith well over 200 outbreaks affecting more than 47 million poultry over the last six months, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is hitting the US poultry industry hard.
Jul 21, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Avian flu cases in US expected to decline with warmer temperaturesUSDA is predicting that avian influenza cases will drop off during the spring and summer months. Increased temperatures, decreased humidity and longer periods of ultraviolet light all play a role in...