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Patna zoo closed indefinitely after six peacocks die of bird flu

December 27, 2018 3:02 am

The National Institute of High Security Animal Disease in Bhopal confirmed that the birds died due to avian influenza (H5N1), commonly known as bird flu.

Odisha: Bird flu alert sounded in Bhitarkanika National Park

February 09, 2018 8:55 pm

"A joint field survey by wildlife personnel and state veterinary wing officials is currently underway within the bird-infested pockets of the national park," Forest Range Officer (FRO) A K Nayak said.

Outbreak of bird flu in Karnataka; Maharashtra border districts on alert

January 06, 2018 4:26 am

Maharashtra Animal Husbandry Commissioner Kantilal Umap, however, assured that the situation was being monitored and “there was no need for alarm”.

Gujarat govt bans bird care NGOs during Uttarayan festival

January 02, 2018 7:32 am

This year, however, the government has restricted the activities of the organisations, citing the high bird flu incidence of January 2017

China based chicken breeder Guangdong Wen overhauls poultry business after bird flu toll

October 30, 2017 11:44 am

In response, authorities shuttered live bird markets around the country to try to stop the spread of disease from birds to humans, decimating trade in China's native yellow-feather chickens, commonly sold in such marketplaces.

Philippines watching suspected bird flu cases in humans

August 25, 2017 11:27 am

Health Minister Paulyn Ubial told a news conference the 34 suspected cases of bird flu infection in humans were detected in provinces of Pampanga and Nueva Ecija, on the main Philippine island of Luzon, north of the capital Manila.

Philippine troops to help cull thousands of fowl in bird flu battle

August 16, 2017 12:27 pm

Brigadier-General Rodel Mairo Alarcon said at least 300 soldiers would be sent to the province on Thursday to assist in the cull of chicken, quail and ducks.

Ahmedabad: Nearly 150 birds found infected with avian influenza

January 13, 2017 3:59 pm

Police inspector G S Bariya said trust members were questioned about the missing birds who said some birds were not infected and therefore they were separated and kept at different places.

Bird flu scare: Two more birds found dead in Jamnagar village

January 11, 2017 7:20 pm

Incidentally, culling of poultry and bird of other exotic species had to be done in Hathijan village of Ahmedabad a few days ago after outbreak of bird flu was confirmed

Bird flu scare grips Jamnagar village as 41 birds die in pond

January 10, 2017 7:55 pm

"We have sanitised area falling within one kilometre radius of the pond but to no other dead birds were found. Nor any further deaths were reported on Tuesday," said Bhagirath Patel, assistant director of animal husbandry of Jamnagar.