Tag Archive: highly pathogenic avian influenza, HPAI, layers, poultry supply chain, supply chain
Sep 15, 2022Susan SpiegelComments Off on Avian flu likely to re-emerge and threaten US poultry flocks this fallUS egg and turkey supplies took a hit from highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) this spring as the wild-bird migration exposed domestic flocks to the virus.
Jun 02, 2022Susan SpiegelComments Off on Avian flu strain behind recent outbreaks related but not identical to 2014-15 strainThe US poultry industry is on high alert following reports of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in both wild birds and commercial flocks in poultry-dense regions of the US market.
May 24, 2022Susan SpiegelComments Off on HPAI prevention requires ‘buckle-up’ mentality to biosecurityThe only option for poultry farms to prevent an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is 100% adherence to biosecurity rules.
Apr 07, 2022Susan SpiegelComments Off on With avian flu outbreaks, even the Easter bunny is hunting for eggsThe US egg supply is under pressure, first from the impact of Covid-19 and now due to outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).
Mar 17, 2022Susan SpiegelComments Off on Lockdown mode urged with avian flu outbreaks in Mississippi and Central FlywaysA warning to tighten up biosecurity and reduce movement in and out of poultry houses was issued by Terry Conger, DVM, poultry health epidemiologist with USDA’s APHIS.
Feb 09, 2022Susan SpiegelComments Off on Highly pathogenic avian influenza found in Indiana commercial turkey flockUSDA's APHIS has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in Dubois County, IN, the first confirmed case in commercial poultry in the US since 2020.
Jun 24, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on Lessons from the Midwest’s 2015 avian flu outbreakThe 2015 outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Minnesota was the worst the US has ever seen. What has the poultry industry learned from this and other outbreaks?
Apr 10, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Highly pathogenic H7N3 avian influenza confirmed in US commercial turkey flockA commercial turkey flock in South Carolina has tested positive for highly pathogenic H7N3 avian influenza (HPAI).
Jan 25, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Research: Highly pathogenic AI does not persist in wild birdsWhile the H5 avian influenza A virus that devastated some Midwestern poultry farms in 2014 to 2015 was initially spread by migratory waterfowl, evidence now suggests that highly pathogenic flu...
Nov 05, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Breaches in biosecurity: Sanderson Farms vet shares three valuable lessonsBy Philip A. Stayer, DVM Corporate Veterinarian, Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Jul 28, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Isolates implicate humans in rapid spread of HPAIA recent analysis of the viral isolates from all outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in North America points to humans and farm equipment as the leading carriers of the disease from...