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Gene-edited chicken cells resist bird flu virus

This article was originally published on Poultry World. Click here to read the original article. Scientists have used gene-editing...

Chicken imports hit a new high

Chicken imports reached a record high in 2018, according to an imports report drawn up by the South African Poultry Association (SAPA) based on...

The ostrich leather industry: Going from strength to strength

The ostrich leather industry plays a major role in the sustainability of Klein Karoo International (KKI), one of Oudtshoorn’s many businesses specialising in ostrich...

EU short-term outlook for poultry remains strong

Poultry production in the European Union (EU) rose by nearly 4% in the first quarter of the year due to fewer outbreaks of avian...

AVI Africa: Listeria, avian influenza and dumping

AVI Africa is an annual highlight on the calendar for the poultry industry and this year was no exception. It was once again held...

Vaccine developed for bird flu and duck enteritis

Researchers at a leading UK science laboratory have developed a single vaccine for avian flu and duck enteritis. The scientists at The Pirbright Institute,...

Hong Kong restricts poultry imports from AI-hit countries

Hong Kong has suspended poultry meat and egg imports from parts of the United States, Mexico and France following new outbreaks of avian influenza....

SADC updates bird flu disaster response plan

In response to the bird flu outbreak in 2017, countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region have updated their regional response plans...

Bird flu reported in Limpopo

The Limpopo Department Agriculture and Rural Development (LDARD) recently confirmed a single case of bird flu reported in the Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality in...

Update on latest bird flu outbreaks across the globe

The outbreak of a highly pathogenic bird flu has made headlines in South Africa and other countries. Outbreaks have recently affected the Netherlands, Saudi...