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...

Over 1,700 geese at Chiayi farm culled due to avian flu

More than 1,700 geese were culled at a goose farm in Chiayi County on Monday after it was confirmed to have been infected with avian flu. The Livestock Disease Control Center of Chiayi County said ...

Chickens infected with avian flu virus in Kaohsiung destroyed: BAPHIQ

Chickens that were found to be infected with the avian influenza virus in a slaughterhouse in the southern city of Kaohsiung earlier this week have been destroyed, said on Saturday the Bureau of An...

Over 12,000 chickens, geese culled because of bird flu

Over 12,000 chickens and geese have been culled at two poultry farms in central and southern Taiwan after health officials confirmed bird flu infections at those farms, local government officials said...

3,088 chickens culled in Pingtung farm due to H5N2 avian flu

The Council of Agriculture (COA) confirmed the presence of H5N2 avian influenza on a poultry farm in Pingtung County, with a total of 3,088 chickens being culled on Monday. The strain of avian infl...

Tainan chicken farm confirmed with H5N2 bird flu infection

Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine of the Executive Yuan on Thursday confirmed that a strain of H5 avian influenza had hit a poultry farm in Tainan City, with a total of 5,847...

H5N2 bird flu hits 15th farm this year

A new highly pathogenic strain of the H5N2 avian influenza virus has hit a chicken farm in Changhua County, bringing the number of poultry farms around Taiwan affected by the strain of avian flu to 15...