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Bird flu costs RCL Foods R26m - Fin24 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:34:59 GMT

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Bird flu costs RCL Foods R26m
Fin24
The strain of bird flu has also been identified in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and the North West. Winde said that, as of September 7, over 200 000 chickens had been culled in the Western Cape and 46 ostrich farms placed under quarantine.
RCL Foods and Quantum Foods report cases of avian flu outbreaksIndependent Online

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Bird flu continues unabated in S. Africa - Vanguard Sun, 10 Sep 2017 18:52:11 GMT

Vanguard

Bird flu continues unabated in S. Africa
Vanguard
Bird flu has continued to spread in South Africa as more cases of the outbreak were recorded in six of the nine provinces, authorities said on Sunday. To date, more than 600,000 birds have been culled, according to the Department of Agriculture ...
DA challenges Zokwana on bird flu threat to poultry industry jobsIndependent Online
Zokwana in the spotlight over bird flu outbreakCitizen

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Bird flu spreading as cases reach 3 provinces in SA - eNCA Thu, 31 Aug 2017 03:33:10 GMT

eNCA

Bird flu spreading as cases reach 3 provinces in SA
eNCA
The virus has been detected in 24 cases in South Africa from three provinces (Mpumalanga, Gauteng and Western Cape) as follows: 10 outbreaks in commercial chickens, 3 outbreaks in commercial ostrich, 5 outbreaks in wild birds, 3 outbreaks in birds that ...
SA farmers mulls fertilised egg imports as bird flu ravagesCitizen
South Africa's RCL Foods finds bird flu at poultry farmBusiness Insider
S. Africa culls 60000 birds as avian flu landsXinhua

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Eight new outbreaks of bird flu in South Africa - eNCA Sat, 26 Aug 2017 06:34:39 GMT

eNCA

Eight new outbreaks of bird flu in South Africa
eNCA
JOHANNESBURG – South Africa reported eight more cases of the H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries (DAFF) said. “These new outbreaks bring the ...
24 birds positively tested for Avian flu since June – DAFF | News24News24
H5N6 confirmed in Philippines avian flu outbreak | CIDRAPCIDRAP

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Chicken consumption is higher than supply in South Africa | IOL ... - Independent Online Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:31:15 GMT

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Chicken consumption is higher than supply in South Africa | IOL ...
Independent Online
The US HAS defended its controversial stance on chicken exports to the beleaguered domestic poultry industry, saying chicken consumption exceeded ...

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South Africa's poultry industry is hurting as avian flu worsens - Independent Online Wed, 30 Aug 2017 09:32:28 GMT

Independent Online

South Africa's poultry industry is hurting as avian flu worsens
Independent Online
The national Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said avian flu, which was first detected in Villiers in the Free State and Standerton in Mpumalanga, had already impacted on the industry. “All the affected farms have been placed under ...
No human cases of avian flu in SA - Times LIVETimes LIVE
Tens of thousands of chickens culled in W CapeeNCA
UPDATE: Bird flu still prevalent | Rekord EastPretoria East Rekord

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Bird flu outbreak may cause chicken‚ egg shortage in Eastern Cape - Times LIVE Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:57:00 GMT

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Bird flu outbreak may cause chicken‚ egg shortage in Eastern Cape
Times LIVE
Alwyn Krull‚ of Sunrise Eggs in Gonubie‚ said Avian flu was a huge threat to the industry. “I do see a shortage of chicken and eggs if this is not managed and controlled‚” Krull said. Greg White‚ of ANCA Foods in Stutterheim‚ said: “It is more ...
South Africa: Bird Flu Detected in Eastern CapeAllAfrica.com
Bird flu detected in Eastern CapeEyewitness News
Avian Influenza detected in UitenhageSouth African Broadcasting Corporation
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200 000 chickens culled in Western Cape as province tackles bird flu - Fin24 (press release) Thu, 07 Sep 2017 19:05:55 GMT

Fin24 (press release)

200 000 chickens culled in Western Cape as province tackles bird flu
Fin24 (press release)
This is the first time that a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu has been detected in poultry in South Africa. There are an estimated 29 million commercially farmed chickens in the province, and 185 000 “backyard” birds. Winde said 17 cases have been ...
Birds being killed off in their thousands by bird flu, leaving many people joblessNews24
Many WC farms struggling to deal with avian flu outbreakEyewitness News

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South Africa: New Bird Flu Cases Reported - AllAfrica.com Mon, 28 Aug 2017 10:44:08 GMT

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South Africa: New Bird Flu Cases Reported
AllAfrica.com
South Africa has reported eight new cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N8 to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). The new cases were reported in Western Cape, Mpumalanga and North West provinces bringing the total number ...
Bird flu reaches 24 outbreaks in SAFarmer's Weekly
New bird flu cases reported - BizcommunityBizcommunity.com

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South Africa hit by 24 bird flu outbreaks since June - UK Reuters - Reuters Fri, 01 Sep 2017 03:47:43 GMT

Independent Online

South Africa hit by 24 bird flu outbreaks since June - UK Reuters
Reuters
South Africa has detected 24 outbreaks of the H5N8 strain of bird flu since June, including 10 at commercial chicken farms and three at ostrich farms, Agriculture ...
Government moves to contain avian flu outbreak | - IOLIndependent Online

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