California Confirms H5 LPAI in Ducks

May 9, 2019

Newcastle Battle Continues Low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been confirmed in a flock of 9,500 breeding ducks in Monterey County, California. The virus, the H5 serotype, was found as the result of routine surveillance, …

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California Continues to Battle New Castle and LPAI

October 4, 2018

Three additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease (vND) recently were confirmed in California, two in backyard chicken flocks and one in a live bird market.  Birds from the affected live bird market, located in Los Angeles …

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LPAI Detected in Turkeys in California

September 20, 2018

A case of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been confirmed in a commercial turkey flock in Stanislaus County, California.  According to a press release from the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), the …

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Final HPAI Rule Awaits OMB Clearance

June 28, 2018

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has sent a final rule on indemnity payments for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance.  Among …

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UEP Statement on LPAI Controlled Marketing

November 30, 2017

Responding to the controversial use of controlled marketing to respond to low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) outbreaks, the United Egg Producers (UEP) Board of Directors recently approved a position that while controlled marketing will seldom be feasible in the layer …

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