EghtesadOnline: Iran has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu virus among wild ducks in the north of the country, the Paris-based World Organization for Animal Health said on Monday, citing a report from Iran’s Agriculture Ministry.
EghtesadOnline: Hit hard by the H5N8 bird flu virus last year, the Iranian government says in case the deadly strain strikes again in fall and winter, imports will be allowed with a 5% duty.
EghtesadOnline: About 1,500 tons of eggs have been exported to Afghanistan since April 2, the secretary-general of Iran’s Association of Producers of Egg-Laying Hen said.
EghtesadOnline: Negotiations are underway to export chicken to Iraq and several countries in the Persian Gulf region, the head of Broiler Breeders Union said.
EghtesadOnline: The export of eggs from Iran remains hard to crack, even after the country was reported to be clean of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus.
EghtesadOnline: Avian influenza has spread across the country and at present 24 provinces are affected by the disease, according to the head of the board of directors at Tehran’s Union of Producers of Egg-Laying Chicken.
EghtesadOnline: More than 23,000 tons of eggs were exported in the seven months to October 21, 2016, which were halted after the outbreak of bird flu on November 2, the head of the Union of Producers of Egg-Laying Hens said.