El Salvador Denies Honduran Poultry Farmers Accusation

The Salvadoran Agriculture Ministry considers Honduran poultry farmers to be engaged in unfair competition.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Last week, ANAVIH, the National Poultry Farmers Association, denounced that Salvadoran authorities had omitted information regarding a vaccination campaign.

Today, salvadoran website Laprensagrafica.com reports that "all the poultry unions are discussing with the ministry the right step to solve this situation".

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Honduran Poultry Farmers will Sue El Salvador

September 2009

They denounce that Salvadoran authorities hid information on a vaccination campaign.

Jorge Ulloa, president of the National Poultry Farmers Association of Honduras, remarked that El Salvador certified one of its farms as free of avian flu, when that was not true.

Tiempo.hn published more statements by Ulloa: "They officially lied, and now any sanity related deal with El Salvador is obviously questionable".

Honduras Inspect Salvadoran Farms

August 2009

Suspecting avian flu, Honduran agricultural health authorities will inspect aviary farms.

The only farms authorized to export to Honduras will be those certified flu-free without vaccination.

This was reported by Benjamín Bográn, Industry and Commerce Ministry, who added: "This is a normal protocol.

New Requirements for Guatemalan Poultry Farms

November 2009

Regulation from the Ministry of Agriculture forces poultry farms to certify themselves as free from Avian flu.

The certificates can be requested through the National Poultry Health Program, and they must be renewed every 6 months.

"Requirements vary if the farm is to be certified with vaccination or without it.

Costa Rica: Avian Disease Outbreak Detected

May 2015

The National Animal Health Service has identified an outbreak of Newcastle velogenic disease in four poultry farms in Guanacaste, where sanitary and quarantine measures have been imposed.

71 sick birds have been reported 65 out which have died from the disease, therefore in order to avoid contagion in nearby farms the movement of animals and poultry in the area has been prohibited.

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