December HPAI detections on decline but egg industry hit hard

January 5, 2023

Compared to previous months, December detections of HPAI slowed to 25 commercial detections for all species. However, the egg industry experienced four detections affecting 3.8 million birds in CO, SD, and WA. 34 backyard detections …

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APHIS to change indemnities

August 3, 2022

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) plans to propose changes to its rules for indemnities to producers affected by animal diseases such as avian influenza. The agency has submitted a work plan …

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Quarantine imposed on CA poultry imports

March 24, 2022

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has imposed a quarantine on eggs, live poultry, and certain poultry products that originated or passed through an HPAI control area without obtaining an official movement permit. …

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Industry comes together for HPAI Listening Session

March 24, 2022

AEB and UEP leaders Emily Metz and Chad Gregory opened the HPAI Listening Session during the AEB Board Meeting in Sarasota, FL, on March 15, emphasizing the need for the industry to work together during …

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Contagious strains of avian influenza discovered in France

September 23, 2021

French officials announced that one of the most contagious strains of avian influenza (AI), H5N8, was discovered in Aisne and has spread to Luxembourg and Belgium.  The infected animals were immediately destroyed, with all necessary …

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