Indiana avian flu outbreak serves as biosecurity reminder for Pa. poultry owners
January 22, 2016
A new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed this month in the state of Indiana serves as a warning to Pennsylvania poultry producers and small-flock owners that they ignore biosecurity measures at their own risk, according to a poultry specialist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Update on H7 Avian Influenza Cases in Indiana, Additional Flocks Now Confirmed as Low Pathogenic
January 17, 2016
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has confirmed the pathogenicity of eight of the nine H7N8 avian influenza detections announced on Jan. 16. The turkey flocks have been confirmed as low pathogenic avian influenza, with additional testing ongoing for the ninth flock. These Jan. 16 detections were identified as part of surveillance testing in the control area surrounding the initial highly pathogenic H7N8 avian influenza case in that state, identified on Jan. 15.