News & Updates

  • APHIS finalizes avian flu indemnity payment conditions
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is issuing a final rule outlining the conditions under which USDA will pay indemnity to farms affected by highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). ... read more
    Published on 2018-08-14
  • Avian flu returns to Malaysia, Vietnam, Russia
    After an absence of more than one year, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) appears to have returned to Malaysia, and further cases have been confirmed in Vietnam, and in Russia. ... read more
    Published on 2018-08-04
  • Avian flu likely to hit Russian turkey firms’ performance
    Expansion plans of Russia’s leading turkey meat producers, Eurodon Group and Damate, may be frustrated as a result of their facilities being hit by the current spate of outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). ... read more
    Published on 2018-07-30
  • Russia confirms 13 more avian influenza outbreaks
    Further outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been confirmed in backyard poultry in two regions of Russia, while Zimbabwe’s commercial sector is reported to be almost back to full production after cases at a leading chicken breeding company one year ago. ... read more
    Published on 2018-07-30
  • 13 new avian flu outbreaks confirmed in Russia
    Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Russian poultry have been reported in two new areas as the infection appears to be spreading out of control across the country’s west. New cases have also been confirmed in Ghana. ... read more
    Published on 2018-07-24
  • Investing in poultry health
    Select Genetics is pleased to announce the opening of its new diagnostic lab in Willmar, Minnesota. At 1400 square feet, it includes a dedicated serology suite and a negative pressure necropsy room. ... read more
    Published on 2018-07-24
  • Russian avian flu losses exceed 1.1 million birds
    Rapid spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry in Russia has led directly to the loss of more than 1.1 million birds in backyard and commercial flocks, highlighting the need for timely and effective control measures to prevent even wider spread of the virus. ... read more
    Published on 2018-07-16
  • World’s poultry health experts flock to Denver for 61st AAAP conference
    Poultry health professionals from more than 25 countries will gather in Denver, Colorado, July 13-17, to get the latest research, innovations and insights on disease management, biosecurity, diagnostics, responsible antibiotic usage and food safety. ... read more
    Published on 2018-07-11
  • Fewer avian flu outbreaks in poultry reported
    Only in Russia and Taiwan have new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry been officially reported in the last week, but a warning has been issued regarding the threat of the disease to human health. ... read more
    Published on 2018-07-09
  • Avian flu returns to poultry sectors of China, Ghana
    After a period of freedom from the disease, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreaks in poultry have been confirmed again in China and Ghana. New cases have been also been reported in Russia, Taiwan, and Bulgaria, and the low-pathogenic disease has been detected in Danish poultry. ... read more
    Published on 2018-07-02
  • Concerns over spread of avian flu in Russia, China
    Multiple outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been confirmed in Russia’s poultry sector—spreading into an additional region—and the disease has also affected a farm in China’s Qinghai province. ... read more
    Published on 2018-06-25
  • Chief Vet stresses importance of biosecurity and vigilance against avian flu
    The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) confirmed June 19 that a second wild greylag goose, found in Lurgan Park, County Armagh, has tested positive for H5N6 Avian Influenza. ... read more
    Published on 2018-06-20
  • Avian flu confirmed at leading Bulgarian egg farm
    Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been reported at a farm operated by a top egg producer in Bulgaria, with other outbreaks confirmed in Bangladesh, Russia, and Taiwan. ... read more
    Published on 2018-06-19
  • Saudi Arabia, Taiwan confirm avian flu cases in poultry
    Animal health agencies in Nepal, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Taiwan have reported new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in their respective poultry sectors during the last week. ... read more
    Published on 2018-06-11
  • Avian flu outbreaks reported in Taiwan, China, Nepal
    New cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported in poultry in China, Nepal and Taiwan, and a low-pathogenic virus has been detected again in the Dominican Republic. ... read more
    Published on 2018-06-03