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Bluetongue restriction zones 2 JAN 2008

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FVE concerned about weak British bluetongue control programme

Brussels (FVE) – The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) has voiced its concern about the way the UK intends to protect its cattle and sheep against bluetongue. “The British plans fail to guarantee an optimal protection of the animals against the disease, while opportunities to limit further spread of the disease remain untapped”, regretted […]

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Hong Kong: Peregrine Falcon tested for H5 virus

Hong Kong – Preliminary testing of a Peregrine Falcon found in Ma Wan had indicated a suspected case of H5 avian influenza, a spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) said today (March 11), adding that further confirmatory tests were being conducted. The sick bird was found and collected on March 8 in […]

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EU: Microchipping of foals – agreement reached on new rules covering the identification of equiade

London (DEFRA) – EU Member States have reached agreement on a new European Regulation that will revise existing equine identification [Horse Passport] legislation. The main new requirement is the compulsory microchipping of foals born after 1 July 2009. The requirement will not be retrospective for older horses and the Regulation does allow for Member States […]

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EU – Commission to finance bluetongue emergency vaccination plans with € 64 million

Brussels (EU) – The European Commission today received the backing of the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health to adopt a draft Decision approving the emergency vaccination plans of certain Member States against Bluetongue and the first instalment of the Community financial contribution for these plans of up to € 64 million. […]

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Hong Kong: Oriental Magpie Robin tested for H5 virus

Hong Kong (aho) – Preliminary testing of a dead Oriental Magpie Robin found in Tai Po had indicated a suspected case of H5 avian influenza, a spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) said today (March 4), adding that further confirmatory tests were being conducted. The bird carcass was found and collected on […]

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OIE and China agree on increased cooperation on animal disease prevention and control

Paris (OIE) – At a national seminar on international animal health standards, organised by the Chinese government in conjunction with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), and held in Beijing, People’s Republic of China, on 26 and 27 February 2008 , the Director General of the OIE, Dr Bernard Vallat, noted China’s strong willingness […]

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Canada: RCMP, BC SPCA execute warrant to bust Canada’s largest cockfighting ring

(BC SPCA) – Following a lengthy investigation by the RCMP’s Integrated Illegal Gaming Enforcement Team, the RCMP and the BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals have executed a warrant on the largest cockfighting ring ever discovered in Canada. The investigation involved 1,270 fighting birds and more than 80 exhibits of evidence gathered […]

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USA: CDC Tells Congress MRSA Not From Food Animals

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UK: H5N1 in Canada Goose – 11th case in wild bird

London (DEFRA) – Defra has today confirmed that a Canada goose collected on 25 February in the Wild Bird Monitoring Area in Dorset as part of wild bird surveillance has tested positive for highly pathogenic H5N1 Avian Influenza. The bird was found less than a kilometre from where the previous positive cases in swans were […]

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Intervet will supply French government with a minimum quantity of 27 million doses of Bluetongue vaccine

Angers (INTERVET) – Today, Intervet received an official order of the Department for Agriculture and Fishery, France, to supply inactivated vaccine against Bluetongue, serotype 8. Intervet is working intensively to supply the Bovilis BTV 8 vaccine to France as soon as possible, to support the French government and farming sector in its fight against this […]

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Extreme cold hits farmers in Afghanistan: Livestock devastated – high fuel, cereal prices reduce poor’s access to food

Rome (FAO) – Extreme cold has devastated the Afghan livestock sector, killing over 300 000 animals since late December and seriously affecting livelihoods. High prices for fuel, vegetable oil and cereals are compounding the vulnerability of poor households, reducing their access to food. The harshest winter weather conditions in nearly 30 years have killed over […]

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Intervet takes the lead in veterinary endocrinology at NAVC

Orlando (INTERVET) – As part of its global program to encourage continuing education and research in the field of veterinary internal medicine, Intervet International, a part of Schering-Plough, sponsored a full day program on endocrinology under the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) at the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) in Orlando (USA). The 2008 […]

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First global forum on agro-industries +++ India will host FAO/UNIDO/IFAD conference in April

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Bird flu could strike again in India, FAO warns

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Los Angeles: Mayor Villaraigosa signs spay/neuter ordinance into law

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Canada confirms new case of mad cow disease

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SAPO licence restored to Merial Animal Health

London (DEFRA) – Defra has today restored the Specified Animal Pathogens Order (SAPO) licence to Merial Animal Health to permit the use of Foot and Mouth Disease and Bluetongue viruses for vaccine production. This follows inspections by the Health and Safety Executive and Defra. Merial Animal Health’s SAPO licence was suspended on 21 November 2007.

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World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) grants UK FMD free status

London (DEFRA) – The World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) Scientific Commission has officially declared that the UK has regained freedom from FMD without vaccination, following a three month disease-free period. OIE rules allow countries to apply to regain their official FMD free status provided that there has been a three month disease free period without […]

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Classical Swine Fever in Croatia: EU emergency veterinary team sent to assist containing the outbreak

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