JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa has suspended imports of birds and chicken products from neighbouring Zimbabwe after it reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu at a poultry fa

Avian H9N2 and 2009 pandemic H1N1 (pH1N1) influenza viruses can infect pigs and humans, raising the concern that H9N2:pH1N1 reassortant viruses could emerge. Such reassortants demonstrated increased replication and transmissibility in pig, but were still inefficient when compared to pH1N1. Here, we evaluated if a reassortant virus containing the hemagglutinin and neuraminidase of A/quail/Hong Kong/G1/1997 (H9N2) in the A/California/04/2009 (pH1N1) backbone could become better adapted to pigs by serial passaging.

Acting Secretary, Agriculture and Rural Development of the FCT, Dr. Musa A.

BRAC-Liberia has conducted an ‘Agriculture Disaster Risk and Vulnerable Assessment’ (DRVA) in Bong, Montserrado, Bomi, Margibi, Grand Cape Mount and Grand Bassa counties.

Cameroon has confirmed a case of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus in the northern part of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday, citing a report fro

An outbreak of avian influenza in Uganda that’s killed migratory birds on the shores of Africa’s biggest lake may spread to other countries in the region.

We can only solve the climate crisis if we cut industrial meat and dairy production and take meaningful steps towards agroecology and food sovereignty, says a new report released by the non-profit organisation GRAIN.

ROURKELA: Even as broiler poultry birds remain unaffected by the bird flu virus, an abrupt drop in consumption of chicken has been noticed over the last 25 days leaving poultry vendors and farmers

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bijaya Kumar Babu Vs. The Collector-cum-District Magistrate & Others dated 02/01/2017 regarding pollution caused by a poultry farm adjacent to Bargarh-Boriguma National Highway No. 26 at village Chhatamakhna in District Bolangir, Odisha. The Counsel appearing for the State of Odisha and Odisha State Pollution Control Board submits that they would conduct a joint inspection of the poultry farm and would submit a report to the Tribunal. 

South Korea on Monday mobilized armed forces to play an active part in its biggest-ever poultry cull as the spread of a highly contagious strain bird flu continued, ordering that another 1.6 millio