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Poultry feed voluntarily recalled

April 27, 2009

St. Paul, Minn. -- A poultry feed typically used by small flock owners has been voluntarily recalled by its manufacturer.

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New feed rule effective Monday

April 23, 2009

The so-called BSE rule will go into effect Monday, but those affected get 6 months to comply.

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HSUS wants food-animal housing changes in Ohio

April 16, 2009

Columbus, Ohio -- The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is targeting Ohio's farming practices in an effort to change housing requirements for farm animals.

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Instructional videos could oust outbreaks

April 9, 2009

Ithaca, N.Y. -- A new, free tool, produced by Partners in Animal Health at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine, aims to minimize animal disease outbreaks by helping veterinarians and farmers diagnose poultry diseases more quickly.

Source: CVC IN BALTIMORE PROCEEDINGS

Avian GI and reproductive surgery (Proceedings)

April 1, 2009

A simple ventral midline celiotomy provides limited exposure to most abdominal organs in birds.

Source: CVC IN BALTIMORE PROCEEDINGS

Avian respiratory and thoracic surgery (Proceedings)

April 1, 2009

The respiratory system of birds is significantly different, both physiologically and anatomically, from that of mammals.

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Missouri bill would limit exotics interaction

February 26, 2009

Veterinarians and owners soon may be the only ones allowed to handle exotic animals in Missouri.

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Pet-food recall expanded again, now includes bird food

February 25, 2009

National Report -- The recall of pet foods made with peanut products possibly contaminated with Salmonella has been growing since the outbreak started in January and now includes several bird-food products.

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Hong Kong killing 90,000 chickens, may change bird-flu vaccine after outbreak

December 10, 2008

Hong Kong's government is considering changing the vaccine it uses to protect poultry against avian flu after 60 chickens were found dead at one of the city's largest poultry farms, forcing the slaughter of 60,000 birds on that farm and 30,000 more within a two-mile radius.

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