Taoyuan slaughterhouse hit by avian flu, 1,453 chickens destroyed

A total of 1,453 frozen chickens from a slaughterhouse in Taoyuan have been destroyed after they were confirmed to be infected with the highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza virus, the city's Anima...

3,000 ducks in Kaohsiung culled due to bird flu infection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 3,000 mule, or sterile, ducks have been culled due to a H5N5 subtype infection of the highly pathogenic avian influenza, which is the first reported case in Taiw...

Over 5,000 ducks in S Taiwan culled due to bird flu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A farm in southern Taiwan had to cull 5,119 ducks after a sample tested positive for the H5N2 strain of avian influenza. Liberty Times reported Monday (Sept. 9) the out...

Taiwan confirms new cases of avian flu on 3 farms

More than 7,500 birds were culled after new cases of avian influenza were confirmed on three poultry farms in Yunlin County, the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ) sa...

Another Taiwan poultry farm infected with avian flu, 28,000 chickens culled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Saturday (June 22), Taiwan’s Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (農委會防檢局) announced that a poultry farm in Changhua County’s Fangyua...

Three Taiwan counties report discovery of crop-destroying fall armyworms

Taipei (CNA) - In the wake of reports from Miaoli Monday, Yilan and Chiayi became the second and third counties in Taiwan to confirm the discovery of crop-destroying fall armyworms, the Council of Agr...

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...

Bird flu outbreak confirmed in western Taiwan, 32,500 chickens culled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An outbreak of the avian influenza virus (bird flu) has been reported in a farm in western Taiwan's Changhua County, with more than 340 chickens found dead from the disease...

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...

Taiwan culls nearly 7,000 chickens following bird flu case

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Animal quarantine authorities in Taiwan slaughtered nearly 7,000 chickens at a poultry farm in Changhua County Sunday after an outbreak of a subtype of highly pathogenic H5N2 influenza...

Avian flu hits two Yunlin duck farms in Taiwan; 5,043 birds culled

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A total of 5,043 ducks have been culled on two farms in Yunlin County that were found to be infected with the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza virus, the Bureau of Animal and Pla...

NOAA declares seal die-off as 'unusual mortality event'

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is declaring the deaths of hundreds of seals off the New England coast this summer to be an "unusual mortality event." The National Ocea...

Avian flu, distemper may be to blame for rash of seal deaths

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Avian flu and distemper may be to blame for a rash of seal deaths in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Southern Maine beaches have been beset with dead ...

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...