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  1. News - World

    Fire at poultry farm in northeastern Chinese province of Jilin kills at least 43 people

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 11:42am by AP

    ... BEIJING (AP) — Fire at poultry farm in northeastern Chinese province of Jilin kills at least 43 people. ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    First H7N9 found on Chinese poultry farm

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:13am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter First H7N9 found on mainland poultry farm Mainland authorities have discovered H7N9 on a Guangdong poultry farm, just two weeks after the agriculture minister noted ... samples collected from the Zhuhai Jinfeng Poultry farm in Zhuhai- a facility that supplies poultry to Macau. The disclosure comes two weeks after Agriculture Minister Han Changfu said ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea quarantines poultry farms in 2 provinces over bird flu

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 11:14pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Seoul Farms quarantined over bird flu concerns South Korea has banned the movement of people who work with poultry and poultry products from two provinces after confirming an outbreak of H5N8 bird flu at farms in the country's south. The flu strain is deadly for birds but no human infections have been reported. Authorities have restricted movement in North Jeolla ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Poultry traders split over ban on Shenzhen farms after H7N9 case

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 04:29am by Lo Wei and Ernest Kao

    ... Shenzhen farms ban Hong Kong poultry traders are split over the need to suspend live chicken imports from Shenzhen after authorities confirmed the first local case of the deadly H7N9 virus ... not at a chicken farm," Tsui said. Shenzhen farms that supply live poultry to Hong Kong did not sell to Shenzhen markets, he said. Poultry Wholesalers and Retailers Association president Steven Wong ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Mystery surrounds chicken deaths at Hong Kong farm as toll hits 3,500

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Vets head back to farm after initial tests proved negative for bird flu; poultry firm blames power-cut and urges customers not to panic New tests as chicken death toll hits 3,500 Investigations to determine the mass deaths of chickens at a Yuen Long farm continued yesterday as the toll rose to 3,500. Clad in protective gear, officers from ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Guangzhou halts exports from poultry farm to HK after bird flu found nearby

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com Guangzhou halts exports from poultry farm to HK Exports from a Guangzhou poultry farm have been suspended after the bird flu virus was found in a nearby ... stall in Zengcheng on Wednesday. Poultry from the registered farm, located within a 13-kilometre radius of the market, tested negative for the virus. But the Guangzhou health authorities ...

  7. News - China - BIRD FLU

    Poultry farms may be H7N9 source, study finds

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A joint study by the World Health Organisation and the central government said poultry farms might be the source of the H7N9 virus that has killed 21 people. The study, compiled after ... to poultry and poultry markets. It said poultry farms were likely the source of infections. "Although the virus was not found in poultry farms yet, they are likely the source of the virus, which ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chickens at Yuen Long farm may have died from overheating

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by Phila Siu, Patsy Moy

    ... Cheng Chin-keung, the director of Hong Kong Poultry (Kamei Chicken) Development, said yesterday that the power went out at the farm several days ago because of a storm. "The fans did not work," said Cheng, whose company sells chicks to the Yuen Long farm. The farm raises the chicks and gives them back to the company when they are big enough to be sold. "It became stuffy ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ban on Chinese live poultry extended for four months

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 05:22pm by Lo Wei and Emily Tsang

    ... for Hongkongers contracting the virus remained visits to live-poultry markets on the mainland. Usually, about 7,000 live chickens are imported from the mainland each day, while local farms supply about ... Lo Wei and Emily Tsang Ban on mainland poultry extended for four months A ban on live poultry from the mainland, to prevent the entry of the deadly H7N9 flu virus, has been extended ...

  10. Basque in all its glory

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Tricia Welsh

    ... is typical of what is to continue for the next nine: we start with a visit to one of the many trout farms at Banca that hold succulent fingerlings in pens in the chilly waters of the Nive des ...




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