Bird flu

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Fast spreading bird flu puts Europe and Asia on alert
Animals slaughtered and restrictions introduced in response to outbreaks of the virus in a number of countries

Staff and agencies

15, Nov, 2021 @7:43 PM

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Britain loves swans. So why do we cause them untold harm?
These elegant birds have long held a special place in the nation’s heart and imagination. But now they are dying in untold numbers

Stephen Moss

06, Nov, 2021 @1:30 PM

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Bird flu prevention zone declared across Great Britain
Bird keepers required to follow strict biosecurity measures after outbreaks in poultry in Dundee and Wrexham

Alexandra Topping

04, Nov, 2021 @12:47 PM

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Animals farmed: meat taxes, death in farming and anti-climate lobbying
Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web

Tom Levitt and Clare Horton

03, Nov, 2021 @11:39 AM

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Factory farms of disease: how industrial chicken production is breeding the next pandemic
At least eight types of bird flu, all of which can kill humans, are circulating around the world’s factory farms – and they could be worse than Covid-19

John Vidal

18, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Animals farmed: heat stress, happy cows and foie gras bans
Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web

Tom Levitt

14, Apr, 2021 @10:06 AM

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Animals farmed: ‘Net zero’ beef, China’s mink bonus and fake swine fever jabs
Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web

Tom Levitt

10, Mar, 2021 @11:55 AM

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Bird flu: humans infected with H5N8 strain for first time in Russia
Seven poultry workers found to be infected, but no evidence of transmission between humans

Molly Blackall

20, Feb, 2021 @5:17 PM

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Animals farmed: insects for lunch, £2bn for mink farmers and the future of male chicks
Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web

Tom Levitt

09, Feb, 2021 @2:44 PM

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Calls for mass duck cull in France as bird flu hits foie gras industry
Highly pathogenic H5N8 virus was first detected in a bird in a pet shop on the Mediterranean island of Corsica

Guardian staff and agencies

08, Jan, 2021 @1:04 AM

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New measures begin to help curb British bird flu cases in poultry
Order made by Defra for the first time in four years, as thousands of birds have been culled in Great Britain

Rebecca Smithers

14, Dec, 2020 @12:06 AM

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All hens and other farm birds to be kept inside in GB avian flu crackdown
Eggs can continue to be labelled ‘free-range’ for 16 weeks and poultry meat for 12 weeks, says Defra

Rebecca Smithers

04, Dec, 2020 @1:01 PM

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