A woman takes a break in the poultry tent on the first day of the Balmoral Show in Northern Ireland on Wednesday. The show, which runs until Friday, is expected to attract more than 80,000 visitors.
A farmer tends his ducks on Tuesday in Quzhou, China. On Wednesday a new case of H7N9 avian influenza was confirmed, bringing the total to 109 cases in the country, with 22 deaths. Taiwan confirmed its first case on Wednesday.