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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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 introduces wild bird HPAI dashboard

November 3, 2022

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has developed a publicly available dashboard that displays the results from nationwide avian influenza virus (AIV) monitoring in wild bird populations. Wild bird samples are routinely collected …

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Permitting during HPAI

April 7, 2022

The permitting process is an essential component that must be tackled to move forward in an HPAI outbreak. If a farm is positive or located in a control zone, permits will be required for any …

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