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Whirling Disease Causes Culling of Thousands of Trout

A parasite, which deforms the spines and skulls of trout causing them to swim in circles till they die, has affected two hatcheries in West Maryland, U.S. The disease is referred to as ‘whirling disease’. // It has resulted in the plan to cull around 80,000 of the fresh water fish. The p...

Rare Disease Prompts Culling of 15,000 birds

The confirmation of Newcastle disease on an East Lothian farm has led to the culling of over 15,000 birds. This respiratory disease // is usually fatal for birds and a 3km protection zone and a 10km surveillance zone have been put in place around Fenton Barns, Drem, to prevent its spread. A...

Large scale culling of poultry effected at Cote d'Ivoire following bird flu outbreak.

Abidjan markets witnessed large scale slaughtering of chicken, after the confirmation of H5N1 bird –flu outbreak in the West African country of Cote d'Ivoire. // Ghana, its neighbour has also imposed a ban on the entry of poultry and poultry products from this part of West Africa. The infected...

Fear Of Spread Of Bird Flu Leads To Widespread Culling Of Ducks

Following detection of bird flu in ducks on Indonesia's resort island of Bali, health officials have culled more than hundred ducks//. The birds had been smuggled to Bali from the adjacent Java Island, reported Anak Agung Gde Putra, senior government veterinarian. More than 24 bird flu relate...

Jalgaon: Third Phase Of Culling Operations Begin

The third phase of culling operations targeting 3.1 lakh chickens in 354 villages in Jalgaon district began on Saturday even as the Government assured people that there was no cause for panic.// District Collector Vijay Singhal said that the villages had been identified as being within a radius of ...

Delayed Start By Niger On Culling Of Poultry

The culling of poultry began in Niger one of the world’s poorest country, more than a month after it first discovered an outbreak of deadly// avian flu near its southern border with Nigeria. The semi-desert former French colony ordered the culling of all poultry in affected areas on February 2...

More Culling in Madhya Pradesh Due to Bird Flu Fears

Bhopal. Fresh culling began Saturday in Burhanpur district of Madhya Pradesh in the wake of some poultry samples in neighboring Maharashtra testing positive for the deadly bird flu virus.// "Besides the culling of birds, compensation will also be paid to 323 affected poultry owners, while 536 ...

Jalgaon undertakes Culling of Two Lakh Birds

Culling operations, which began in Jalgaon, on March 29, following fresh reports of bird flu will be completed today. District authorities along with the Maharashtra// Animal Husbandry Department officials has undertaken the culling of approximately two lakh chickens from six tehsils in Jalgaon dis...

Preparation for Culling Begin at Belghat, Rajangaon and Dhaamnia

After the detection of positive bird flu samples in the village of Jalgaon the health authorities have ordered house to house checking of any birds and then killing them. Already culling was completed in 23 villages in Burhanpur district. // The authorities have stated to prepare their next face of...

High Demand For Protective Suit in Afghan: Culling Would Have To Wait

Culling of chickens in Afghanistan would have to wait until areas affected by H5N1 bird flu is provided with protective clothing by the U.S. forces//, according to health officials belonging to the Agriculture Department of Afghanistan. Bird flu infection has been confirmed in the eastern pro...

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Culling in Biological News

How badger culling creates conditions for spread of bovine TB

A stable social structure may help control the spread of bovine tuberculosis (TB) among badgers, ecologists have found. The findings ?published online in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Animal Ecology ?have important implications for the role of badger culling as part of the strategy to...

Understanding how weeds are resistant to herbicides

... fishing net -- we know we're going to get continued resistance to other herbicides which can affect other genes. And we don't want to spend two years culling to find that gene every time. This is a way that we can get all of the genes at once." All of the data is publically available. "There's a website ...

Study: Excessive use of antiviral drugs could aid deadly flu

...u, the H5N1 strain of the influenza A virus, has been restricted to fewer than 400 human cases worldwide, but the virus's presence in birds has led to culling of large populations of infected species. Experts believe that to date, the avian flu can be transmitted to humans only from diseased birds. But the 6...

Snakes, salamanders and other creatures thrive in areas with higher deer populations

...stand the forest ecosystem before making decisions about wildlife management. "We need to be aware of what's happening in these forest ecosystems. culling deer may cascade into affecting plants, salamanders, and other creatures in ways we can't even imagine. So before we start removing deer we should stu...

K-State professor's USDA research shows mad cow disease also caused by genetic mutation

...d the upside of knowing that mad cow disease has a genetic component is that it offers ways of stamping out the disease through selective breeding and culling of genetically affected animals. Therefore, Richt and his colleagues developed high throughput assays to offer the possibility for genetic surveillanc...

Plague of kangaroos threatens one of Australia's last remaining original native grasslands

...zig. Australian Department of Defence is currently culling hundreds of kangaroos on the outskirts of the capi...he survival of earless dragons. Current actions of culling the overabundant kangaroo populations will provide...nt to reducing the population of kangaroos through culling in order to protect the sensitive flora and fauna ...

Research sheds new light on how diseases jump across species

...vaccination of neighbouring domestic and feral dog populations, which prevents CDV circulating in dogs and therefore limits transmission to wildlife. culling the surrounding domestic reservoir species, such as dogs, is also an option, but this is more controversial because its efficacy can be questionable a...

Emerging (disease) markets

...reaks such as SARS, Nipah virus and others are thought to have cost some $80 billion in economic damage. Efforts to control avian influenza, such as a culling of 140 million chickens in Asia entailed a significant cost and in developing countries, a terrible loss of food and income for families dependent on ...

Map predicting spread of avian flu

...areas in the Netherlands and analyze various control strategies, concluding that in these regions an epidemic can only be brought to an end by massive culling of susceptible farms. For avian influenza, the analyses show that there are two poultry-dense areas in The Netherlands where epidemic spread is poss...

British cattle give TB to badgers, finds UC Davis expert

...nists have battled for 30 years over the merits of culling badgers to fight cattle tuberculosis, a disease wh.... Farming ministers are currently deciding whether culling should be continued, following a public consultati...s of the USA, highlights the limitations of badger culling as a control strategy for cattle TB. Woodroffe ...
Culling in Biological Technology

Broadlook narrows search for sales leads with software

...Kealy noted he can find organizations, consulting firms and value-added resellers (VARs) that might want to represent Brevient's software to people by culling names and contact information using a Web site that lists the top 500 resellers of his type of product in the country as the starting point. "That ...

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Culling in Biological Dictionary

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