Bird flu detected in Kitsap County, poultry show and sale suspension recommendation continues

Bird flu detected in Kitsap County, poultry show and sale suspension recommendation continues

Olympia – A backyard flock in Kitsap County tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) on June 29. Kitsap is the 11th county with bird flu detected in domestic flocks, with 27 infected flocks statewide. All infected flocks have had contact with wild waterfowl, which are known to transmit the virus without showing symptoms. … Read more

Poultry farmers complain companies are underpaying them for rearing birds

Poultry farmers complain companies are underpaying them for rearing birds

For years, Praveen, who owns a broiler chicken farm in Haryana’s Panipat district, bred and reared about 50,000 birds that were later picked up by leading poultry companies for forward sale to consumers. TO READ THE FULL STORY, SUBSCRIBE NOW NOW AT JUST RS 249 A MONTH. Key stories on business-standard.com are available to premium … Read more

The effects of bird flu ripple through one Iowa county, the hardest hit in the nation

The effects of bird flu ripple through one Iowa county, the hardest hit in the nation

https://cpa.ds.npr.org/s60/audio/2022/06/0617bvbirdfluweb.mp3 Nearly 5.5 million chickens and turkeys have died or had to be destroyed in Buena Vista County, Iowa, during the latest bird flu outbreak — more than in any other county in the nation. That’s impacted producers, as well as workers and their families. Colin Johnson has been around turkeys for nearly seven decades. … Read more

Wild birds test positive for Avian flu in Oregon | Top Stories

Wild birds test positive for Avian flu in Oregon |  Top Stories

Eagle Point – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has detected Avian flu in wild birds in the Southern Willamette Valley. Causing a concern for wild songbirds you see in your backyard. As birds migrate so do this disease, any contact with infected birds can be transmitted through their eyes, nose, and mouth. Birds … Read more

Bird flu: UK research project launched to protect poultry and seabirds

Bird flu: UK research project launched to protect poultry and seabirds

A UK government-backed project – FluMap – aims to help understand how bird flu is evolving and finding its way into poultry farms Environment 20 June 2022 By Adam Vaughan A notice warning of an avian influenza outbreak, taken on 25 January in Windsor, UK Mark Kerrison/In Pictures via Getty Images Scientists have embarked on … Read more