Tag Archive: avian influenza, disease control, HPAI
Mar 15, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Import restrictions enforced after avian flu outbreaks in AfricaLive chicken imports have been restricted in Zambia has part of the government’s efforts to limit the resurgence of a highly pathogenic form of avian influenza (HPAI).
Sep 13, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Rigorous surveillance imperative to prevent spread of avian influenzaThe enormous economic threat that avian influenza (AI) poses to the global poultry industry, coupled with its potential for evolution into zoonotic forms that threaten people, underscore the need for...
Jan 18, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Avian flu back in spotlight with new cases in IndianaUSDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of H7N8 avian influenza in nine flocks in southwestern Indiana — the first in the US since June 2015.
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.
Aug 25, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Eight ways to protect your farm from avian flu this fallTo prepare for the avian flu this fall, the National Chicken Council (NCC) has identified eight biosecurity principles for broiler and broiler-breeder producers.
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...