February 4, 2017

Hungary Issues Outdoor Poultry Ban

Chief Veterinarian Lajos Bognar of Hungary has issued outdoor poultry ban to reduce the risk of infection from highly pathogenic avian influenza. Bognar also reminded poultry […]
February 4, 2017

Social Network Analysis Helps Explain Spread of Animal Disease

A study shows that movements of operators and vehicles between farms can help explain the spread of infectious diseases like foot-and-mouth disease and avian influenza. The […]
February 3, 2017

EU Admits No Specific Solution to Reduce Antibiotic Use

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have issued a statement regarding the reduction of antimicrobial use in animals and the need […]
February 3, 2017

Cockfighting in the Philippines: A Sport Embedded in Culture

Cockfighting is a sport that the Philippines proudly boasts as part of their culture and sports. But the sport has not only fascinated men, it has also […]
February 2, 2017

Chicks and the City

Raising chickens in the city is not advisable as it may lead you into trouble with your neighbors. They can be annoying with those crackling sounds, […]