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  1. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    Wholesalers to get HK$30 for each chicken culled

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 04:12am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Wholesalers to get HK$30 for each chicken culled Wholesalers will receive HK$30 government compensation for each chicken culled last month because of bird flu while breeders will get about HK$30 ex gratia for each chicken that could not be sold at a prime age because of suspension of the trade. The payments of more than HK$10 million will be tabled ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    Stop mainland China chicken imports, says Hong Kong vet

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, LO WEI

    ... a small pig or bird is fed with drugs, it may not be detectable when it grows older and is tested." Tang Wai-lun, of the New Territories Chicken Breeders Association, wants to see all mainland imports of poultry suspended with immediate effect as a precaution against a pandemic. With the 30 existing poultry farms providing 1.3 million chickens, Tang added: "Local farms ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    Sales of live chickens drop in Hong Kong as demand for masks goes up

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, LO WEI

    ... are dropping live chickens from their shopping lists amid concern over the bird flu cases on the mainland, with poultry markets here seeing their sales halved despite a price cut. Face masks and hand ... Wholesalers Association. "The sale [of live chickens] has been greatly affected. We're losing a lot of money." Sales of the birds- those locally bred as well as imported from ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    Bird flu puts stalls off buying more chickens

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Sales of live birds are down despite Ching Ming festival and health minister's assurance Bird flu puts stalls off buying more chickens Fears of bird flu have deterred live-chicken traders at wet markets from ordering extra birds for today's Ching Ming festival, even though they are traditional offerings for ancestors during the festival. ...

  5. News - Asia - BIRD FLU

    South Korea culls 2pc of poultry to curb fears of H5N8 bird flu outbreak

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:37pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... chicken on the menu and then I eat something else.” Office worker Kim Bo-ram Sales of chicken in one of Seoul’s largest markets dropped 57 per cent last week, the ministry official added, while egg sales fell almost 36 per cent and those of duck meat nearly 79 per cent, although no nationwide data were available. “After the bird flu outbreak, I feel hesitant to eat chicken, even ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    No need to ban all mainland live poultry for time being, health minister Ko Wing-man says

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 01:13pm

    ... from 13 wet markets across Shenzhen. One sample came from a chopping board at a stall while the other two were found in chicken excrement and a plucking machine. Shenzhen authorities have ordered the closure of chicken stalls in the two wet markets in question for Thursday for a thorough clean-up. University of Hong Kong microbiologist Dr Ho Pak-leung said he believed the deadly ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    Mainland China's poultry may be quarantined at border

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 03:59am by LO WEI

    ... In the past, they have said they were finding a place to separate the chickens and they still haven't yet found one," chicken breeder and trader Regal Cheng Chin-keung said. He is also ...

  8. News - China - BIRD FLU

    China reports three new H7N9 bird flu deaths, toll hits 25

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 06:50pm by AFP

    ... to cull up to 20,000 chickens after finding H7N9 present in poultry imported from mainland China, days before the Lunar New Year celebrations. Mainland China’s H7N9 outbreak among humans began ...

  9. News - China - BIRD FLU

    China to help poultry farmers hit with 20b yuan losses over bird flu

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 10:42am by Reuters and AFP

    ... the industry, the Shanghai Securities News reported on Thursday. The outbreak has affected more than 40 million farmers and triggered a fall in chicken and egg prices, the newspaper said. It quoted ... on January 14 and an 80-year old man died on Boxing Day last year. Both had recently returned from the mainland. Officials wearing masks and protective suits piled dead chickens into black plastic ...

  10. News - China - BIRD FLU

    Shenzhen poultry markets shut down amid H7N9 bird flu fears

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 11:42pm by Emily Tsang, He Huifeng, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... the quick [genetic] test we are now conducting on live chicken," he said. "It will be more accurate in testing any birds that have come into contact with the virus, even if the bird itself ... customers and suggested the woman at whose stall the infection was found shut the stall. "We suggested that our chicken vendor suspend trading because the reporters had frightened customers ...




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