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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USDA Shifts Emergency Funds to Address vND in California

April 4, 2019

USDA Press Release, March 22, 2019 Secretary Perdue is making available an additional $45 million to the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and its partners to address the ongoing virulent Newcastle disease (vND) …

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USDA Releases $45 million to address vND in California

March 26, 2019

On March 22, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that USDA has allocated $45 million to address vND in California.  United Egg Producers staff and consultants, along with other national poultry and agriculture groups, have …

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Pennsylvania Producers Battling Coryza Disease

March 21, 2019

Twenty-four separate farm cases of infectious Coryza have been confirmed in both layers and broilers in the Harrisburg/Lancaster area of Pennsylvania.    While the disease does not affect humans and is not a food safety concern, …

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