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Oyo shuts hatchery over Bird Flu - Daily Post Nigeria Mon, 11 Sep 2017 20:06:27 GMT

Daily Post Nigeria

Oyo shuts hatchery over Bird Flu
Daily Post Nigeria
The Oyo State government says it has shut down a hatchery of NPG factory located at Oluyole Industrial estate in Ibadan, the state capital, over a suspected case of Avian flu, also known as Bird Flu. Special Adviser to the state governor, Senator ...

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Ogun state records outbreak of bird flu - Guardian (blog) Sat, 09 Sep 2017 03:31:38 GMT

Guardian (blog)

Ogun state records outbreak of bird flu
Guardian (blog)
Ogun State has recorded an outbreak of Avian Influenza, also known as bird flu, at a breeder poultry farm in Orile-Ilugun in Odeda Council.According to the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mrs. Adepeju Adebajo, the government yesterday activated bird flu ...

'Prepare for avian flu threat' - The Nation Newspaper Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:00:25 GMT

'Prepare for avian flu threat'
The Nation Newspaper
Given the risk of bird flu in the country, he urged bird keepers to take some simple actions to help reduce the chance of their birds becoming infected. These could include steps to reduce contact with birds, particularly on ponds and other water bodies.

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Bird flu spreads across South Africa - P.M. News Sun, 10 Sep 2017 18:44:23 GMT

P.M. News

Bird flu spreads across South Africa
P.M. News
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 ...

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Nigeria's southwest state activates bird flu control measures - News Ghana Tue, 12 Sep 2017 08:28:23 GMT

News Ghana

Nigeria's southwest state activates bird flu control measures
News Ghana
Nigeria's southwest Ogun State Friday activated bird flu control measures at a breeder poultry farm, located in Orile-Ilugun area of the state. The state took the proactive steps to prevent the spread of the Avian Influenza, also known as bird flu ...

Urgent action on bird flu is needed now - FAO - Independent Online Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:08:14 GMT

Urgent action on bird flu is needed now - FAO
Independent Online
Rome - The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Wednesday called on authorities in Nigeria and neighbouring countries to take immediate action to prevent the spread of bird flu after Africa's first confirmed outbreak of the deadly ...

Oyo Shuts Down Hatchery Over Fear of Bird Flu - Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog) Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:00:39 GMT

Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)

Oyo Shuts Down Hatchery Over Fear of Bird Flu
Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)
Oyo State government has shut down a hatchery of NPG factory located at Oluyole area of the state, over a suspected case of Avian flu commonly known as bird flu. The decision, conveyed by the Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Agriculture, ...

Bird flu discovered in Ogun farm - The Nation Newspaper Fri, 08 Sep 2017 18:20:45 GMT

The Nation Newspaper

Bird flu discovered in Ogun farm
The Nation Newspaper
The Ogun State government said on Friday that Avian Influenza also known as bird flu has been discovered at a breeder poultry farm located in Orile-Ilugun, Odeda Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of the state. The state government said it also ...

FG clears farm off bird flu, as Oyo re-opens hatchery - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:43:05 GMT

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

FG clears farm off bird flu, as Oyo re-opens hatchery
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
On the back of the result from the Nigerian Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI), Jos, Kakulu, speaking in Ibadan, declared that the firm's birds were fit for consumption. Acting the suspected outbreak of bird flu at NPG farm, the Ogun state government ...

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FCT vaccinates 20000 livestock - The Nation Newspaper Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:20:40 GMT

FCT vaccinates 20000 livestock
The Nation Newspaper
Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello disclosed this during the national conference on the transformation of the Nigerian livestock industry. He said, ôRecently more than 20,000 livestock were vaccinated in a two-week ...

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