Influenza: Over 8,500 birds culled in govt farm in Tripura

Influenza: Over 8,500 birds culled in govt farm in Tripura

More than 8,500 chickens and ducks were culled and 10,500 eggs destroyed.

Jan 17, 2016, 18:19 PM IST

Chicken resistant to avian flu will emerge: WHO expert

 Viruses in birds will live for many years but when they move to hosts, there will be deadly reaction, says expert.

Nov 18, 2015, 20:49 PM IST

Animal rights activist beaten with duck in Spain

An animal rights activist was beaten with a duck by a Spanish woman defending one of the country's most bizarre and controversial festival traditions.

Aug 20, 2015, 17:27 PM IST
Prague team scores nine ducks in an innings

Prague team scores nine ducks in an innings

Believe it or not, a cricket team manages to score nine ducks in an innings. This not-so extraordinary feat was registered recently by a Prague side playing in the Czech Cricket Union Pro40 League.

Jun 08, 2015, 07:30 AM IST

Hundreds of hens culled in Amethi to check bird flu

Hundreds of hens and other birds including ducks and pigeons were culled Monday in different villages of Bazar Shukul block in Amethi district to check the spread of bird flu, a senior official said.

Mar 16, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

Thousands more poultry culled as bird flu fears grow in Taiwan

Taiwan on Sunday ordered the slaughter of 16,000 geese and ducks to try to curb a bird flu outbreak that has already led to the culling of 120,000 chickens.

Jan 11, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

Avian flu in Kerala: About 200,000 birds to be culled

 Kerala has decided to cull about 200,000 poultry birds as a precautionary measure against the H5 avian influenza virus, a minister said Tuesday.

Nov 25, 2014, 17:04 PM IST

Bird flu strain in Britain confirmed as H5N8

The strain of bird flu found at a British farm in north England has been identified as H5N8, the same as the one recently identified in the Netherlands and Germany, authorities said Tuesday.

Nov 19, 2014, 08:57 AM IST

Indian team equals record for most number of ducks in a Test innings

As English pacers ripped through the Indian batting line up on the first day of the fourth Test, the MS Dhoni-led side equalled the Test record for the most number of ducks in an innings.

Aug 08, 2014, 13:41 PM IST

After pigs, China grapples to remove 1,000 dead ducks

Days after removing thousands of carcasses of dead pigs which clogged a river in Shanghai, Chinese authorities were feverishly trying to remove over 1,000 rotten ducks in southwest China.

Mar 25, 2013, 18:09 PM IST

Indonesia culls over 100,000 ducks to stop bird flu

Indonesia has culled 112,000 ducks for having a new strain of bird flu virus in the country, an official said here Monday.

Dec 24, 2012, 15:07 PM IST

Global warming good for trees, bad for ducks: Studies

Global warming is good news for trees, which are thriving in higher temperatures and longer growing seasons, but bad news for ducks and other waterfowl, whose wetland habitat may dry up and disappear, two studies show.

Feb 04, 2010, 09:40 AM IST