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Turkey industry recovers after avian flu
KSFY
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The turkey industry in South Dakota is up and running again after avian flu led to the deaths of 640,000 turkeys last year. The flu killed about 50 million turkeys and chickens nationwide, many of them on farms in Minnesota and Iowa.

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Asahi Shimbun

Major Nagoya zoo closed due to concerns over avian influenza
Asahi Shimbun
11 due to a possible outbreak of avian influenza. Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens, located in Nagoya's Chikusa Ward, closed its entire zoo and part of the botanical gardens. The closure is expected to last until around Dec. 20, zoo officials said.


ABC Online

Solomon Islands earthquakes: Disaster preparedness helped 'save lives, World Vision says
ABC Online
He said he was certain disaster preparedness measures put in place by the Solomon Islands Government and other partners had helped to save the lives of residents. "The scenario is really around earthquake, tsunami and cyclone, so I think preparedness ...

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The Indian Express

Chandigarh: Mahendra Chaudhary Zoo kept on high alert to check avian influenza
The Indian Express
Chandigarh: Mahendra Chaudhary Zoo kept on high alert to check avian influenza. A four member team of skilled workers trained by Wildlife Hospital have been assigned the job to keep a watch on the enclosures, who will keep a check on the birds and wild ...

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Somerset Live

Bird flu sees turkeys and geese destined for the Christmas table denied their sprouts
Somerset Live
Last year the geese bought from a farm at Kingweston tasted a bit sprouty after they rampaged through a garden gobbling up all the veg they could find. This year there won't be that extra flavour - all the free range birds are being kept indoors ...


Exeter Express and Echo

Free range egg producers hoping for swift end to bird flu prevention zone restrictions
Exeter Express and Echo
A free range egg producer in Mid Devon is hoping temporary restrictions to protect against the spread of bird flu will be lifted as soon as possible. Lou Ayre, who runs Black Dog Eggs at Cobscombe Farm near Crediton with her brother Phil, said being ...


shropshirestar.com

Shropshire's small-scale chicken owners face avian flu struggle
shropshirestar.com
Turkey and poultry producers say that the avian flu restrictions that mean birds must be kept indoors or away from wild birds for the next month will not affect Christmas. The UK government has issued directives to poultry farmers and others who keep ...
Keep your birds indoors plea to backyard poultry keepers as bird flu hits EuropeNews & Star
Poultry farmers asked to help to keep Lincolnshire free from avian fluLouth Leader
Scottish farmers tell of "nightmare" bird flu lockdownHerald Scotland
Metro -Hartlepool Mail -ThePoultrySite.com
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Mirror.co.uk

Bird walk-through area at London Zoo closed after deadly avian flu outbreak
Mirror.co.uk
An outbreak of deadly avian flu across Europe has forced London Zoo to shut down its bird walk-through areas. The zoo has cancelled its free-flying bird demonstration, its walk-through areas and has moved its chickens inside away from children as a ...
Bird flu prompts zoo exhibit closures, event cancellations in JapanJapan Today
Bird flu warning: keepers told to keep poultry insideThe Guardian
London Zoo shuts down bird enclosures over avian flu fearsThe Independent
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Leicester Mercury

Pets' Corner at Abbey Park shut over bird flu fears
Leicester Mercury
On Tuesday the government's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) declared the whole of England an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone over the danger of infected birds from the continent flying here carrying the disease. By closing ...


Phys.Org

Weather radar helps researchers track bird flu
Phys.Org
The same weather radar technology used to predict rain is now giving UC researchers the ability to track wild birds that could carry the avian influenza virus. Avian influenza, which kills chickens, turkeys and other birds, can take a significant ...
Bird flu scare causes London Zoo to shut down bird enclosures after Government warningThe Sun
Scottish farmers tell of "nightmare" bird flu lockdownHerald Scotland
Poultry keepers warned to take action against bird flu outbreakHartlepool Mail
Metro -North East Connected (press release) (subscription) -Wakefield Express
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Over 8.74 lakh birds culled due to bird flu so far: Govt
Business Standard
The outbreak of avain influenza, also called bird flu, was reported from National Zoological Park in New Delhi, Gandhi Zoological Park in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, Alappuzha and Kottayam districts of Kerala, Rajpura in Patiala district of Punjab, Hissar ...

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H7N9 avian influenza case reported in Guangdong, China
Outbreak News Today
From 2013 to date, 778 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been reported on Mainland China. In addition to the 778 cases reported on the Mainland, 23 cases imported from China have been reported in Canada (2), Hong Kong (16), Malaysia (1) ...
(H7N9 avian flu) Guangdong reveals November infection in 81-year-oldHong Kong Standard (press release)
CHP notified of human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Guangdong7thSpace Interactive (press release)

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The Sun

Bird flu scare causes London Zoo to shut down bird enclosures after Government warning
The Sun
LONDON Zoo has been forced to shut down its bird enclosures after an outbreak of avian flu in Europe – including the beloved penguins. The zoo has had to .... Some strains of avian influenza can pass to humans, but this is very rare. "It usually ...
Edinburgh zoo penguin parade suspended over bird flu fearsMetro

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Herald Scotland

Scottish farmers tell of "nightmare" bird flu lockdown
Herald Scotland
FARMERS have told of the "nightmare" of dealing with an order in Scotland that poultry and captive birds must be kept indoors, following an alert over a potentially fatal bird flu virus. The Scottish Government declared an Avian Influenza Prevention ...

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The Guardian

Bird flu prompts zoo exhibit closures, event cancellations in Japan
Japan Today
Bird flu outbreaks in Japan have prompted many zoos to close exhibits or cancel bird shows in an effort to contain avian influenza, dealing a blow to exhibitors who had been hoping to attract visitors ahead of the Year of the Rooster. Higashiyama Zoo ...
Bird flu warning: keepers told to keep poultry insideThe Guardian
Penguin and bird enclosure at London Zoo closed after deadly avian flu outbreakMirror.co.uk
'Keep poultry inside' amid bird flu risk, keepers toldBBC News
AOL Travel UK -The Sun -Shetland News
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