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Alabama Poultry: 3 Avian Influenza Investigations in Northern Counties

Alabama Poultry: 3 Avian Influenza Investigations in Northern Counties

👤From Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Mar 16, 2017

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries issued a stop movement order for certain poultry in the state because of three ongoing investigations of avian influenza in north Alabama. One flock at a commercial breeder operation in Lauderdale County was

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Indiana: New Strain of Bird Flu Found in Commercial Turkeys

Indiana: New Strain of Bird Flu Found in Commercial Turkeys

👤By Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 15, 2016

A new strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza was detected in a commercial turkey flock in Dubois County, Indiana, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service announced Friday. The new strain, H7N8, is different than the flu virus that caused

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Bird Flu: How the Disease May Have Spread – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 28, 2015

Exactly how the highly pathogenic avian influenza that destroyed millions of turkeys and chickens in Iowa, Minnesota and other states this spring and summer spread remains a mystery, according to a new USDA report. The H5N2 strain that hit poultry

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Poultry: Economic Implications from the Bird Flu Epidemic

👤By John Newton and Todd Kuethe, University of Illinois 🕔Jun 5, 2015

In a previous farmdoc daily article we reviewed USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Update on Avian Influenza data with respect to USDA Census identified county-level poultry populations to provide perspective on the magnitude of the ongoing bird

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The Pork Market’s ‘Black Swan’: Avian Influenza – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jun 4, 2015

Hog prices have fallen sharply during the past year and producers have found themselves trying to manage larger-than-expected supplies, but producers and market analysts still see potential for a profitable 2015. The potential “black swan” for pork producers could be

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Trade: U.S. Wins Poultry, Swine Discrimination Case Over India – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jun 4, 2015

While the U.S. smarts over the World Trade Organization ruling on country-of-origin labeling, the WTO has handed the U.S. a victory in a dispute over India’s ban on various agricultural products. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced today that the

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AgFax Weekend: Syngenta Says No; Farm Financing on the Skids? What to Do with 23M Dead Birds?

AgFax Weekend: Syngenta Says No; Farm Financing on the Skids? What to Do with 23M Dead Birds?

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Bird Flu: So What Do You Do With 23M Dead Birds? – DTN

🕔May 8, 2015

Iowa is facing a crisis trying to destroy and dispose of roughly 23 million birds from poultry operations infected with highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza. State and USDA officials are struggling to find landfills willing to accept the volume of

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Avian Influenza: 5 Months After Confirmed, 25.7M Birds Infected

👤By John Newton and Todd Kuethe, University of Illinois 🕔May 8, 2015

Background Historically, there have been only three recorded outbreaks of the avian influenza in the United States: in 1924, 1983, and in 2004. The 1924 and 2004 outbreaks were quickly contained and eradicated. The 1983 outbreak was more significant and

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Bird Flu: Poultry Loss Claims Keep Growing, USDA Eyes Backup Funds – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Apr 29, 2015

Members of Congress from both parties are asking the Obama administration to continue spending money fighting avian influenza. Lawmakers are worried because USDA has already received $60 million in claims to pay poultry growers for their losses out of a

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