Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Tag: bird flu

NatureScot announces new task force in response to avian flu crisis

NATURESCOT has announced the creation of a new task force in response to the avian flu crisis sweeping bird populations in Scotland. The Scots nature...

Grim scenes as chicken cull gets underway

THOUSANDS of live chickens were placed in cages, gassed, and dumped in container lorries yesterday as a cull of 40,000 birds started at the...

“Culling equipment” arrives at chicken farm hit by avian flu

EQUIPMENT believed to be used for the gassing of 40,000 chickens was seen arriving today at the Fife farm hit by an outbreak of...

Virus discovery helps scientists predict emerging diseases

EXPERTS have discovered how diseases can mutate between species. Scientists at Edinburgh University found that viruses are better able to infect species that are closely related...

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