19 Feb 2019
An outbreak of Bird flu also known as Avian Influenza has hit Plateau, killing at least 3,900 birds.
13 Dec 2018
The dry season is here again. Outbreaks of avian influenza, popularly called bird flu, always trail the outset of the season. Annually, the deadly strain of the virus, H5N1, has repeatedly re-emerges in Europe, America, Asia and Africa.
19 Oct 2017
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).
9 Sep 2017
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,....
23 Jul 2017
It is a potentially devastating disease, predominantly of chickens and turkeys, although the virus can also affect game birds (pheasants, partridge and quail), ratites (ostrich and emu), psittacine and passerine birds.
21 Jul 2017
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.
3 Jul 2017
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.
15 Jun 2017
The Kano State Ministry of Agriculture yesterday confirmed that the avian flu influenza, otherwise known as bird flu had killed no fewer than 13,000 birds in nine farms across the state.
7 Jun 2017
The Kaduna State Government says it has started a massive sensitisation campaign in about 400 poultry farms to curtail the spread of Avian Influenza, or Bird Flu, in the state.
3 Jun 2017
The Federal Government yesterday alerted the public on the outbreak of Avian Influenza or bird flu in the federal capital territory (FCT) and seven states of the country.
13 Feb 2017
The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) in Plateau, said on Monday that avian influenza or bird flu, has resurfaced in the state, killing more than 11,000 birds in one week.
25 Jan 2017
Nine people have died of bird flu in China this year, state media reported Wednesday, after the World Health Organization (WHO) urged all countries to promptly report human infections.