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Is feed a vector for avian influenza virus?

Layer feed does not appear to be a likely vector for transmitting the avian influenza (AI) virus, based on research conducted by Yuko Sato, DVM, of Iowa State University.

While the primary sources of AI are waterfowl and migratory birds, it’s not known exactly how the virus gets from wild birds to commercial poultry, Sato told Poultry Health Today.

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