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Bio Security in Commercial Poultry and Backyard Poultry

One in many series of public service annoncements produced by Government of Nepal and UNICEF. Keeping poultry away from home/residential area, following standard bio-security measures (use of foot bath, secure from outside birds and animals, not letting outsiders enter the farm, use of gloves by wor ...

Exclusive - U.S. approves $330 million for bird flu outbreak in poultry| Reuters

May 06, 2015    

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. government will tap an additional $330 million in emergency funds to cover farmer claims related to the fast-spreading bird flu outbreak and other efforts to contain the disease, U.S. Agriculture Department sources told Reuters on Tuesday.The money comes after U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack requested that the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) grant the agency's bid to tap emergency funds.The additional funds, added to the $84.5 million previously set aside by USDA for the outbreak, bring the federal costs so far to at least $414.5 million. That ...

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