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Emerging UK Avian Disease Threats: January-March 2015

Threats of avian influenza, colibacillosis and unusual diagnoses of leucosis are among the disease detections in this report from the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), which looks back at

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Avian Flu Bird Monitoring Programme Missing

INDIA – Two months into the migratory bird season, a migratory bird surveillance programme promised after the last year’s avian flu outbreak, is missing in Kerala State. Around 2 lakh

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Residents Protest Against Poultry Unit in India

INDIA – Residents of Gyanba Golden Glades of Narayanpur staged a protest accusing the Hubballi-Dharwad Urban Development Authority (HDUDA) officials of altering the City Development Plan (CDP) to set up

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General Guidelines on Biosecurity will Help in Preventing Ingress of Diseases in the Poultry Farms

INDIA – Official guidelines have been released prescribing biosecurity practice on poultry units. The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries (DADF) has released “General Guidelines for Biosecurity at Central Poultry Development

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Indian Poultry Feed Researcher wins First Nor-Feed Award

INDIA – Mr Karthivashan Govindarajan, PhD candidate, has won the first edition of the Veterinarian Nor-Feed Award thanks to his work on the nutritional role of Moringa oleifera extracts on

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Monitoring Wellbeing of Animals through Precision Livestock Farming

ANALYSIS – The growth in size of livestock and poultry farms is demanding more dynamic methods to ensure the health, welfare and performance of the individual animals concerned. And as

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Mumbai Meat Sale Restrictions a Blow to Local Poultry Industry

INDIA – Sales of meat have been restricted in Mumbai by municipal corporations during the eight-day Jain Paryushan fasting season, a move which has been described as a ‘crushing blow’

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Indian Women’s Lives Improved After ‘Chicken’s Friend’ Training

INDIA – Projects in India have improved the access of smallholder poultry and small ruminant farmers to markets and given people opportunities to improve their lives, especially women. Through the

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2016 IPPE Surpasses 1040 Exhibitors

US – With five months remaining until the trade show, the 2016 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has surpassed 1,040 exhibitors. Comprised of three integrated trade shows – International