PAN, professionals warn farmers, millers to prevent bird flu
The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), animal scientists and veterinary professionals have called on poultry farmers, livestock breeders and toll feed millers to embrace bio-security...
Experts blame unabated infectious disease on disruption of ecosystem
Medical experts have attributed the reoccurrence of Emerging Infectious disease (EIDs) to the inability of the government to control the disruption of the ecosystem through human activities.
Understanding health implications of Bird flu
Bird flu, also called avian influenza, a viral respiratory disease mainly of poultry and certain other bird species, including migratory waterbirds, some imported pet birds, and ostriches, that can be transmitted directly to humans. The first known cases in humans were reported in 1997. Bird flu in humans According to the World Health Organization, more…
‘Government has not informed PAN of bird flu outbreaks’
The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has said it is not officially informed that there is an outbreak of bird flu in any part of the country.President of the association, Mr Ibrahim Mam....
Bird flu hits Plateau, kills 3,900 birds
An outbreak of Bird flu also known as Avian Influenza has hit Plateau, killing at least 3,900 birds.
Reps seek N1.8b compensation for poultry farmers over bird flu
The House of Representatives has ordered investigation into the non-payment of N1.8billion to poultry farmers over loss from bird flu. This followed a motion under matters of urgent national importance by Abdulrazak Namdas (Adamawa-APC).
Ogun state records outbreak of bird flu
Ogun State has recorded an outbreak of Avian Influenza, also known as bird flu, at a breeder poultry farm in Orile-Ilugun in Odeda Council.According to the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mrs. Adepeju Adebajo,....
Bird flu outbreak: University of Pretoria weighs in
University of Pretoria researchers are working with the poultry industry and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) to contain the current bird flu outbreak in South Africa.
FG to pay Kano poultry farmers N438m compensation
The Federal Ministry of Finance will soon commence the payment of N438 million compensation to poultry farmers who lost their birds to avian flu influenza in Kano.