Since then, additional HPAI A(H5N8) cases were observed in a common shelduck (Tadorna tadorna) and in a mute swan (Cygnus olor) and in birds on 6 commercial turkey farms
, 1 layer farm, and 3 backyard flocks (Table 1; Figure 1).
That brings the number of Minnesota turkey farms
where the strain has been detected to five, officials said.
The same virus has been found at three other Minnesota turkey farms
in the last few weeks.
The 'good bacteria' we are studying has been keeping turkey farms
healthy for years and it has the potential to keep humans healthy as well," said microbiologist Joel Griffitts from Brigham Young University in Utah.
But if the disease spreads to turkey farms
, thousands of the birds would need to be culled, leading to a shortage at Christmas and a sharp rise in prices.
Robert Caldecott and his wife Anne, who run Caldecott Turkey Farms
Ltd, at Wythall, donated some of their traditional turkeys to the pensioners at the Royal Hospital Chelsea.
The firm will use a mix of manure from turkey farms
and vegetal matter to obtain methane that will be injected in the local natural gas network.
First up, Jimmy works alongside food production workers in pudding factories, sprout fields and turkey farms
as they go into overdrive.
They fell out of grace with commercial turkey farms
in the United States who favored the Broad Breasted White, which true to their name had more breast meat even if they could not naturally reproduce.
Chilean authorities announced last week that they had discovered a swine flu outbreak in two turkey farms
in the Valparaiso region, 160 kilometers west of Santiago, and that it was transmitted by humans.
Two turkey farms
in Chile have been put under quarantine restirctions after fears the birds have caught swine flu from humans.