EghtesadOnline: Qom was the hardest-hit Iranian province during the recent outbreak of avian flu, the chairman of Iran Veterinary Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: Avian flu infecting Iranian chicken farms has created a new challenge in chicken breeder farms and a threat to the whole country’s meat output.
EghtesadOnline: The deadly avian flu outbreak has been contained in eight provinces, namely East Azarbaijan, Qazvin, Alborz, Tehran, Markazi, Isfahan, Fars and Khorasan Razavi, Ali-Safar Makan-Ali, an official with Iran’s Veterinary Organization has announced.
EghtesadOnline: The deadly avian flu infecting chickens across the country cannot be passed on to humans, according to World Health Organization, and consumers need not worry about egg and chicken consumption, the secretary-general of Iran’s Union of Producers of Egg-Laying Hen said on Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: Around 17 million chickens have been culled in Iran so far, due to the recent outbreak of avian flu, the chairman of the board of directors at Tehran’s Union of Producers of Egg-Laying Chicken said.
EghtesadOnline: The government has allocated 1 trillion rials ($24 million) as compensation to chicken farmers for the massive losses caused by the recent outbreak of avian flu across the country, Government Spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said on Tuesday.