5,590 ducks culled in southern Taiwan to prevent spread of H2N2 Bird Flu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Animal Health Inspection and Protection Office of Tainan City has announced that a strain of H5N2 Bird Flu was confirmed in several ducks in southern Taiwan this past ...

Avian flu hits Tainan farm, 1,050 geese culled

Taipei, May 19 (CNA) A total of 1,050 geese on a farm in Tainan were culled after it was confirmed to be infected with the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza virus, the city's Animal Health In...

Goose farm in Yunlin hit by avian flu, nearly 1,000 geese culled

Taipei, April 2 (CNA) A goose farm in Yunlin County has been confirmed to have been infected with the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza virus, leading to the culling of 974 geese, a Council of Ag...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - March 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top stories this week included Taipei and New Taipei offer unlimited monthly rides for MRT and city buses, Hong Kong man kills girlfriend and dumped her body inside suitcase in...

Taipei reports confirmed H5N2 bird flu cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei City authorities have ordered the culling of two batches of chickens suspected to have infected with the highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N2 at Taipei Poultry Wholesale...

Over 11,000 chickens, ducks culled due to H5N2 avian flu

Taipei, Jan. 20 (CNA) Over 11,000 chickens and ducks have been culled on two farms in Pingtung and Changhua counties after it was confirmed that they had been infected with the highly pathogenic H5N2 ...

H5N2 bird flu confirmed in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Pingtung and Yunlin County government confirmed Tuesday an outbreak of avian influenza subtype H5N2 in over 15,000 chickens, reported CNA. Assoc...

Duck farm in Changhua tests positive for H5N2 bird flu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Another duck farm, this time in Taiwan’s Changhua County, has been struck by a high pathogenic strain of H5N2 avian influenza, according to the Animal Disease Control Cen...

Five more farms infected with avian flu

Taipei, March 3 (CNA) Three more farms were confirmed as infected with the highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N2 virus, and another one each with H5N8 and sub-type H5 viruses on Friday. Meanwhile, po...

Taipei wholesale poultry market found flu-infected chicken

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As Taiwan introduced a ban on the transportation of poultry for seven days beginning Friday, a chicken found with flu symptoms at a wholesale poultry market in Taipei City was c...

Bird flu outbreak spreads north in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The bird flu outbreak in Taiwan has spread to the country's top poultry producer Yunlin County on Monday, reported Liberty Times. A free range chicken farm in Yunlin Cou...

Turkey farm in southern Taiwan hit hard by H5N6

Taipei (Taiwan News)—The avian flu has spread down south to Tainan City in Taiwan, following confirmation of the latest casualties at a local turkey farm. This is the second domestically conf...

Avian flu outbreaks spread in Taiwan’s Hualien, Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Avian influenza is rapidly spreading across the nation as the highly pathogenic strain of H5N6 virus was detected in Hualien, and then Tainan within one week. The first ever ...

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...

Bird flu-plagued South Korea agrees to buy US eggs

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — South Korea is in the throes of a bird flu outbreak and for the first time has asked the United States to ship it shell eggs. The demand is good for a U.S. eg...