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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.
Bird flu hits two Quantum Foods farmsBusiness Day (registration)
RCL Foods and Quantum Foods report cases of avian flu outbreaksIndependent Online

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

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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 – DAFFNews24
H5N6 confirmed in Philippines avian flu outbreakCIDRAP

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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
SA considering vaccination to stop spread of bird fluChronicle

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DA challenges Zokwana on bird flu threat to poultry industry jobs | - Independent Online Mon, 11 Sep 2017 07:37:07 GMT

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DA challenges Zokwana on bird flu threat to poultry industry jobs |
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The DA says the minister must explain to Parliament what his department is doing to contain the job losses in the industry from the bird flu outbreak.
Bird flu continues unabated in S. AfricaVanguard
Zokwana in the spotlight over bird flu outbreak | The CitizenCitizen

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

Independent Online

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

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Bird flu detected in the Eastern Cape - News24 Thu, 14 Sep 2017 19:45:23 GMT

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Bird flu detected in the Eastern Cape
News24
Port Elizabeth – The first case of bird flu in the Eastern Cape has been detected on a farm outside Uitenhage, a poultry producer said on Thursday. The case of bird flu was detected during routine testing at Sovereign Foods' Uitenhage operations, the ...
Bird flu outbreak may cause chicken‚ egg shortage in Eastern CapeTimes LIVE
Avian Influenza detected in UitenhageSouth African Broadcasting Corporation
Bird flu detected in Eastern CapeEyewitness News
Business Day (registration) -RNews -Grocott's Mail Online
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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

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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
UPDATE: Bird flu still prevalent | Rekord EastPretoria East Rekord
Tens of thousands of chickens culled in W CapeeNCA

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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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30 000 chickens killed by avian flu in Western Cape | IOL News - Independent Online Mon, 28 Aug 2017 04:13:38 GMT

Independent Online

30 000 chickens killed by avian flu in Western Cape | IOL News
Independent Online
At least 30 000 chickens have died of avian flu on a commercial poultry farm in the Paardeberg region, and another 110 000 face being culled.
Farmers affected by bird flu to get a bit of financial assistance from stateCitizen
Bird flu in the Western Cape: 30 000 chickens killedThe South African

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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

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South Africa hit by 24 bird flu outbreaks since June - UK Reuters
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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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