First case of HPAI detected in domestic livestock

March 21, 2024

HPAI detections continue to trickle in as vernal migration ramps up, with waterfowl moving to summer locations to give birth and raise offspring. Producers should evaluate overall biosecurity implementation on their farms in preparation for …

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HPAI detections continue as 2023 comes to a close

December 14, 2023

After an extended time with no HPAI detections in commercial layers, fall 2023 has brought a new round of detections to layer flocks across the country as the fall migration continues.   Since Oct. 31, 2023, …

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First commercial layer detection in 320 days

November 9, 2023

Last week, the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed HPAI H5N1 in a Minnesota commercial layer flock, where 940,000 hens were housed. This was the first commercial layer detection in 320 days …

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U.S. egg industry braces for spring migration

February 23, 2023

It has been over a year since the first Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) detection in February 2022 on a U.S. egg farm. Egg farmers across the country continue to evaluate biosecurity plans and implementation …

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