22 Jan 2017
This doesn’t appear to be the best of time for poultry farmers, with the array of challenges plaguing the industry.From the soaring price of livestock feeds, which led to drastic drop in the profit margin....
16 Jan 2017
The Kwara State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Bamidele Adekoge, has allayed fears arising from a recent news of a new strain of avian influenza virus, also known as bird flu.
14 Jan 2017
The 36-year-old man, surnamed Zhang, passed away on January 11 in Yongcheng city of the central province of Henan, Xinhua cited the provincial health and family planning commission as saying.
14 Jan 2017
The Kano State government said it would soon begin disinfection of all poultry farms and markets as part of measures to curb the spread of the recent outbreak of bird flu in the state.
11 Jan 2017
A devastating new strain of Avian Influenza has hit the poultry industry with over 3.5 million birds affected currently, the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh has revealed.
30 Dec 2016
Kano State government has explained that over 9,000 birds have been killed since bird flu reappeared in the state two weeks ago.
27 Dec 2016
Japan began killing some 90,000 chickens on Tuesday to contain another outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian flu, officials said.
26 Dec 2016
Iran has killed hundreds of thousands of birds in recent weeks as avian flu spreads across seven provinces of the country, officials have reported.
28 Oct 2016
The Kaduna State Government says its officials are monitoring to curtail possible spread of bird flu, following reported outbreak of the disease on a small farm in the state.
20 Sep 2016
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Monday in Abuja orchestrated meeting of animal scientists, veterinarians and other experts across West Africa to address the spread of bird flu in the sub-region.