Taiwan reports first Lumpy skin disease cases in cattle, likely from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has confirmed its first lumpy skin disease (LSD) cases in cattle on its outlying islands of Kinmen, and the authorities suspect the disease may have been imported f...

Nearly 16,000 chickens culled in S. Taiwan due to avian flu

Nearly 16,000 chickens raised on a farm in Pingtung County, southern Taiwan, were culled Saturday (April 25) after they were confirmed to be infected with the highly pathogenic H5N5 avian influenza vi...

Taipei bans Kinmen pork products due to possible ASF contamination

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's government has suspended the export of pigs and pork products from Kinmen County for a minimum of one week after another two dead pigs that drifted to the coasts of the ou...

More than 15,000 chickens in Taiwan culled due to H5N2 infection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 16,728 Taiwan native chickens at a farm in Taiwan’s southwestern county of Yulin were culled on Sunday (Feb. 24) after some of the chicken were confirmed as ha...

Taiwan's Yunlin County culls another poultry farm due to bird flu, 62 farms in total for 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a difficult year for poultry farmers in Yunlin County, another farm was discovered to have been infected with the bird flu virus, leading to prompt action by the loc...

Dead hog found on beach in Taiwan's Kinmen County

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A dead hog was found Monday on a beach in Kinmen County just kilometers away from China's southeastern coast, but officials urged the public not to panic, saying it was likely an i...

Avian flu leads to culling of 10,000 birds at Taiwan chicken farm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to the statement released by Yunlin County's Animal and Plant Disease Control Center on Friday, a chicken farm in the county has been identified to be infected wi...

Latest avian flu outbreaks force cull of 30,000 chickens in Yunlin

Two more bird flu outbreaks have been detected in Taiwan’s Yunlin County, leading to the culling of over 30,000 chickens at the farms in Dongshi and Lunbei Townships, Yunlin’s Animal and P...

Nearly 500 geese at Hualien farm culled for avian flu

Nearly 500 geese at a farm in Hualien County were culled after they were found to have been infected with H5 avian flu, the Hualien County Animal and Plant Disease Control Center said Friday. ...