Poultry producers encouraged to continue to keep a close eye on their flocks

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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Poultry producers across the United States are encouraged to continue to monitor their flocks closely.

This comes as three cases of Avian Influenza were recently identified in North and South Carolina.

There are two types of Avian Influenza; low pathogenic and high pathogenic. The three cases found are classified as high pathogenic, which means it’s very contagious and potentially more dangerous. 

Clinical Assistant Professor for Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine, Geoffrey Lossie, says the disease is mainly spread through birds who live around water; like ducks and geese.

Read more on WLFI.

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