An Estimated 9,500 Ducks Have Been Affected in Monterey County Low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been confirmed in a flock of almost 9,500 breeding ducks in Monterey County, California. The virus, which is of the H5 serotype, was found as the result of routine surveillance, according to the U.S. Department for Agriculture (USDA), and … Continued
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As part of the North American Gamebird Association’s longstanding commitment to promoting the gamebird industry, NAGA representatives attend a number of governmental and trade association functions each year on members’ behalf. For example, NAGA board of directors member Todd Laudenslager recently participated in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Poultry Sector Meeting in Washington, D.C. The … Continued
The Tennessee state veterinarian has released the control zone surrounding two Lincoln County poultry farms affected by highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). The statewide poultry health advisory is also lifted, and poultry owners can now resume regular activity. “We have determined through extensive testing that HPAI has not spread to other poultry flocks in our … Continued
Poultry owners urged to increase biosecurity efforts In addition to the high-pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) case in Lincoln County, Tennessee, low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) outbreaks have also been reported in Tennessee and Wisconsin. In Tennessee, the state veterinarian on March 9 confirmed that a flock of chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation has tested … Continued
A hatchery in Viborg, Denmark has reported an outbreak of low pathogenicity avian influenza virus. The holding is a hatchery for farmed game birds (1,400 mallards and 12,500 pheasants).