Tag: "turkeys" at medical news
H5N1 Bird Flu Confirmed at Czech Turkey Farm
...nistration, Zbynek Semerad, told AFP. Around 1,800 turkeys
have already died at the farm at Tisova, near the ...k Bartos, who runs the farm, said that none of the turkeys
currently being raised there had been sold, as they had yet to reach their optimum weight. The Czech...
6,000 Turkeys Slaughtered at Czech Bird Flu Farm
Six thousand turkeys
at a Czech farm where the potentially lethal H5N1 ... slaughtered, officials said on Friday. "All the turkeys
on the farm have been killed and the process is underway for the smaller flocks in the area, around ...
Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms
... in a large enclosure with wire fencing. Elsewhere turkeys
and even a small number of quail and pheasants strutted and pecked at the ground. 'People said 'you are crazy, no one will buy your ducks',' said Langbour, who started the three-acre (1.2-hectare) farm 14 years ago after a career in the French air ...
Germany Confirms Second Bird Flu Outbreak
... on a turkey farm in the Czech Republic, and 6,000 turkeys
were subsequently slaughtered. Germany has only recorded one incidence of the feared virus on a farm, in April 2006, after which more than 21,000 poultry were killed....
Avian Flu Seen in Others Birds too
...of Saxony. The disease has been found in geese and turkeys
on farms in Hungary, the U.K. and the Czech Republic this year. The three birds discovered near the German city of Nuremberg June 24 are the European Union's first cases of H5N1 in wild birds this year. In 2006, it was detected in more than 700 wild ...
Potentially Lethal H5N1 Bird Flu Resurfaces in Europe
...ilometers (2.5 miles) from a farm where some 6,000 turkeys
were slaughtered last week after the virus was detected there. The farm in Tisova was the first incidence of H5N1 bird flu in Europe in four months. Then on Sunday Germany joined the latest outbreak, confirming six cases in wild birds found dead ...
Turkey Giant to Receive King-sized Compensation
...n 670,000 pounds in compensation// for the 160,000 turkeys
that had to be culled last month, in the wake of a bird flu outbreak, caused by the deadly strain H5N1. The company, which has a 4800 strong workforce, had reported sales as low by 40 percent, last month. UK taxpayers are expected to pay the compe...
Bird Flu Alert: Kuwait
...bird flu, in sick and dying birds such as falcons, turkeys
and chickens. The immediate measures taken were the closure of the Kuwaiti zoo; one of the sources, chicken and turkey farms, as well as falcon farms and bird clinics. Export and import of birds and their meat is now prohibited. Medication has bee...
Bird Flu Most Likely to Infect and Kill Young People
...g of more than 200 million chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys
and other fowl. But its occasional attack on a human being has researchers worried. They fear it could mutate into a form more like seasonal flu, in which case it would be spread around the world by people and could kill millions. So WHO is watch...
Turkey Confirms Return Of Bird Flu Among Chickens
... 'We will cull nearly 1,500 chickens, ducks and turkeys
in that area. A 25-man team is carrying out this work.' Veterinary experts were carrying out tests to determine whether the virus was the deadly H5N1 strain. Last year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed four deaths in Turkey from H5...
Bird Flu Claims Next Egyptian Victim
...t, women and girls tend to look after chickens and turkeys
kept in backyards, making them more vulnerable to avian flu. The H5N1 strain has hit at least 45 countries and killed more than 150 people worldwide. The discovery of avian flu in the Middle East has led to widespread culling of birds. The World ...
Expect More Outbreaks in Europe, Bird Flu Expert Warns
...1. The remaining birds out of a total of 160,000 turkeys
are being culled, a process which is expected to take 36 hours. Authorities have cordoned off the area to a radius of 3 km and are maintaining stringent measure to prevent spread of the disease. Says Nabarro “British health officials are handling ...
Ham And Turkeys Recalled From Honeybaked Food Company Due To Listeria Scare
...hio-based HoneyBaked Foods Inc. has recalled their turkeys
and ham products voluntarily due to suspected contamination of Listeria affecting over 47,000 pounds of their// products. It happened only a day after Thanksgiving. The company said that the meat might be tampered with the bacteria Listeria monocyto...
Antibacterial Products Ensure Food Safety and Health
...than 8 billion chickens (broilers) and 264 million turkeys
were produced in the United States in 2004. ? 103 million hogs were slaughtered for food use in 2004. ? More than 37 million head of cattle were slaughtered in the United States in 2004; there were 9.12 million cattle involved in dairy production...
Good news: there is no threat of bird flu confirms US
...laughter of more than 200 million chickens, ducks, turkeys
and other domestic fowl in Asia, Europe and Africa. He also said, "One migratory bird does not a pandemic make. U.S. poultry farmers -- like their colleagues in Europe -- keep their birds isolated from contact with wild birds. Most people in the Unit...
Israel Claims Eradication Of Bird Flu In Poultry
...ng farmers for culling of 1.2 million chickens and turkeys
at seven farms was 24 million shekels ($5.1 million). He warned of the possibility of another wave of the virus that could hit at any day, especially due to the fact there are cases in Gaza, Jordan and Egypt. Boim said 314,000 birds had been infected...
Don’t forsake the chicken: Cooked poultry free from bird fl
...niel Clair woke up to discover 400 of his flock of turkeys
dead after one night. 11,000 turkeys
were slain then and there. The Department of the Environment Farming and Rural Affairs ordered two...
President’s verdict: no need to panic over bird fl
...inistry has confirmed after lab tests that H5N1 in turkeys
at a farm of more than 11,000 birds in the southeast Ain region of France have been detected. The farm has been sealed off. Still, according to Chirac there is "no danger in eating poultry and eggs" and that panic among consumers is "totally unjusti...
Christmas turkey? Anyone?
... are reluctant to place their orders for Christmas turkeys
in the wake of fears of bird flu. However, the d... and the Germans from buying their usual Christmas turkeys
// this year, say industry sources. In France, bulk buyers such as restaurants and retailers are ...
Turkey Is Listed In The Christmas Meal Despite Bird Flu Scare
...of the bird flu scare. The demands for Christmas turkeys
have risen by 25% in Britain. Supermarket owners s... the bird flu scare. The first set of Christmas turkeys
have already arrived in the markets and the sales are good. Apart from turkeys
Brussels sprouts ha...