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?
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).
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...