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Bauchi Culls 4,500 Birds As Bird Flu Hits Five Farms

The Avian influenza, also known as bird flu, has hit three local government areas of Bauchi State, affecting 14,666 birds out of which about 4,508 have so far been culled by government officials. According to the Director, Veterinary Services, in the state Ministry of Animal Resources and Nomadic Resettlement, Dr …

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Bird Flu: Bauchi State Govt. Bans Movement Of Poultry, Poultry Products Into State

The Bauchi State Government has announced the ban on movement of poultry and poultry products into the state from other states battling to contain the outbreak of Avian Influenza, also known as “Bird Flu”. The Desk Officer, State Avian Influenza Control Programme, Ibrahim Bello, announced the ban on Friday in …

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Ogun Confirms Outbreak Of Bird Flu

The Ogun State government yesterday confirmed the outbreak of Avian Influenza, also known as bird flu. The state commissioner for Agriculture, Mrs Ronke Sokefun while addressing newsmen said samples from Sango, Sagamu and Ifo live birds market tested positive to the highly pathogenic bird flu. According to her, samples of …

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Amazing Video Shows How Chicken Embryo Develops Inside The Egg

It takes 21 days for a chicken embryo to develop. Ever wonder what happens inside the egg between the day it’s laid and the day the chick pecks its way out? You’re in luck. Thanks to YouTube video poster Poultry CRC, you can see every stage of the chicken embryo’s …

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Why Enugu Officials Invaded Dep Gov’s Lodge, Destroyed Poultry, Carted Away Birds, Eggs

Yesterday, officials of Enugu Capital Territory Development Authority and Ministry of Environment, acting on orders of the Chief of Staff to Governor Sullivan Chime, Mrs. Ifeoma Nwobodo, in an unprecedented move stormed the official lodge of the state deputy governor, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi, and carted away over 3,000 birds and …

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Poultry Products Worth N37.7m Destroyed By NCS

5,390 cartons of imported poultry products worth over N37.7millon has been destroyed by men of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Oyo/Osun Command in Ibadan, saying that importation of poultry products, which ought to be produced locally to boost indigenous firms is not good for local farmers in the country. Making …

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New Bird Flu ‘More Lethal’ To Humans – WHO

A new strain of bird flu that has killed 22 people in China is “one of the most lethal” of its kind and transmits more easily to humans than an earlier strain that has killed hundreds around the world since 2003, a top health official has said. The H7N9 virus …

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Bauchi Warns Nigeria Against Bird Flu Outbreak

The Bauchi State Government has warned Nigerians, especially poultry farmers over the possible outbreak of a new Avian Influenza virus, otherwise known as H7N9 virus. The Desk Office Information Officer, Alhaji Yakubu Ahmed who spoke with newsmen yesterday, in Bauchi, the state capital, said that Avian flu which broke out …

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