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Lagos commences decontamination of live-bird markets

Lagos state government has commenced two-week decontamination of 26 major poultry markets in the state against the resurgence of avian influenza (bird flu).

Bird flu: Over 10,000 birds destroyed in Jos

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Plateau State chapter, has said that over 10,000 birds had been destroyed in Jos as a result of the outbreak of bird flu.

South Korea confirms second highly pathogenic bird flu case

South Korea on Wednesday confirmed another highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI) case from a local poultry farm, sparking further concerns over possible nationwide transmission of the disease.

Bird flu hits Plateau, kills 3,900 birds

An outbreak of Bird flu also known as Avian Influenza has hit Plateau, killing at least 3,900 birds.

Bird flu: Indonesia bans import of poultry from Malaysia

Indonesian Agriculture Ministry has halted shipments of poultry and its derivative products from Malaysia, following the reports of a bird flu case in the...

Bird flu spreads across South Africa

Bird flu has continued to spread in South Africa as more cases of the outbreak were recorded in six of the nine provinces, authorities...

Bird Flu Outbreak: Zimbabwe Faces Shortage Of Broiler Chicks

Zimbabwe has been hit by a shortage of broiler chicks after the country’s biggest poultry producer was hit by an outbreak of bird flu in recent months, local media reported on Wednesday.

Bird Flu: South Africa’s Neighbours Ban Poultry Imports

Namibia and Botswana on Tuesday suspended poultry imports from South Africa with immediate effect, following outbreaks of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu.

Bird flu: Kaduna government sensitizes poultry farmers

The Kaduna State Government says it has started a massive sensitisation campaign in about 400 poultry farms to curtail the spread of Avian Influenza, or Bird Flu, in the state.

Nigerian Govt. Alerts Public On Bird Flu Outbreak

The Nigerian Government on Friday alerted the public to the outbreak of Avian Influenza or Birdflu in the FCT and seven states of the country.

China Reports 6 Bird Flu Cases, One Death

China reported six new cases of H7N9 bird flu including one death in Human after live poultry markets in the province were shuttered last month.

China Bird Flu Death Toll Rises To 161

China reported 61 fatalities and 160 cases of human infection from H7N9 bird flu in February, the government said on Monday.The figure is much...

Bird Flu: FG To Compensate Poultry Farmers

The Federal Government has assured poultry farmers of its readiness to compensate those affected by the 2015/2016 Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) outbreak across the...

Bird flu kills 11,000 birds in Plateau

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) in Plateau, said on Monday that avian influenza or bird flu has resurfaced in the state, killing more...

Bird flu: FG deploys experts to assess Kano poultry farms

Some experts from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI), Jos, have visited Kano State to assess poultry farms affected...

Rwanda bans poultry products amid bird flu concerns

Rwanda has imposed temporary ban on all imported poultry products from Uganda and European countries due to outbreak of Avian Influenza (bird flu).Avian Influenza...

Bird flu: Commissioner allays fears in Kwara

The Kwara State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Bamidele Adekoge, has allayed fears arising from a recent news of a new strain of avian influenza...

Bird flu: Kano government to disinfect markets, poultry farms

The Kano State government said it would soon begin disinfection of all poultry farms and markets as part of measures to curb the spread...

Bird flu: Kano state Govt kills 9,000 birds

The Kano State government said it has so far killed 9,000 birds since bird flu resurfaced in the state two weeks ago.Dr Shehu Bawa,...

Bird flu resurfaces in Kano

Kano State Government on Wednesday announced the resurfacing of bird flu in the state.Dr Shehu Bawa, the Director Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and...

Bird Flu: Kaduna govt. on red alert

The Kaduna State Government says its officials are monitoring to curtail possible spread of bird flu, following reported outbreak of the disease on a...

Bird flu: Kano State Govt. kills 340, 000 birds in 2 months

The Kano State Government said on Friday it had so far killed over 340, 000 birds since bird flu resurfaced in the state...

Bird flu: Kano Govt. releases N3m for procurement of disinfectants

The Kano State Government said it has released N3 million for procurement of disinfectant to clean poultry farms affected by the recent outbreak of...

Tackling Resurgence Of Bird Flu In Nigeria

Rasak Musbau Poultry production is an important and diverse component of Nigeria’s agriculture. Poultry products including eggs, chicken and turkey meat are a healthy...

Bird flu spreads to third location in Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast said on Friday that H5N1 bird flu had spread to a third location in the country, in the latest...

Rivers Govt. receives report on bird flu, takes samples for test

The Rivers Government said on Thursday that it had received reports of new bird flu outbreak in the state.Dr Nnanna Onyekwere, Director, Public Health...

3,000 Chickens Killed As Bird Flu Ends In Lagos

Kazeem UgbodagaAt least 3,000 chickens have been killed in Lagos in order to check the spread of the deadly bird flu disease, even as...

18 Nigerian States, 322 Poultry Farms, Affected By Bird Flu

Simon Ateba/IbadanA total of 18 states and 322 poultry farms have been affected by the current Avian Influenza outbreak in Nigeria, the Minister of...

Bird Flu Kills 420 Poultry Birds In Benin

Jethro Ibileke/BeninAn outbreak of Avian Influenza Virus which causes Avian Influenza disease in birds, popularly known as Bird Flu, has reportedly killed no fewer...

Lagos, Port Harcourt hit by bird flu

Thousands of chickens have been culled in southern Nigeria after the discovery of bird flu in some poultry farms, the local health authorities said...

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