Newcastle Detections Decline in California

June 6, 2019

USDA confirmed one additional premise positive for virulent Newcastle disease (vND) on May 29 in backyard exhibition chickens in San Bernardino County. The number of detections is decreasing due to swift eradication efforts and increased …

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UEP members attended annual legislative visits

May 16, 2019

Published in WattAG, By DEVEN KING ,  May 16, 2019 Topics of discussion included immigration, food labeling, animal health and checkoff funding Farmer members of United Egg Producers (UEP), held their annual legislative visits in Washington, D.C., …

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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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Biosecurity Standards Now Available in Spanish

April 18, 2019

Implementing biosecurity on a poultry operation can prevent the introduction and spread of infectious diseases, including Avian Influenza.  Poultry biosecurity resources were released in December 2018 now have a full complement of resources in Spanish. …

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Newcastle on the Decline

April 18, 2019

Cases of reported virulent Newcastle Disease (vND) have been declining since USDA announced the availability of $45 million to combat the spread of the disease.  On April 1, the first Arizona case was confirmed in …

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