Alabama Poultry: 3 Avian Influenza Investigations in Northern Counties

🕔Mar 16, 2017The 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 […]

Indiana: New Strain of Bird Flu Found in Commercial Turkeys

🕔Jan 15, 2016A 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 […]

Bird Flu: How the Disease May Have Spread – DTN

🕔Jul 28, 2015Exactly 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 […]

Poultry: Economic Implications from the Bird Flu Epidemic

🕔Jun 5, 2015In 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 […]

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

🕔Jun 4, 2015Hog 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 […]

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

🕔Jun 4, 2015While 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 […]

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

🕔May 8, 2015Iowa 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 […]

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

🕔May 8, 2015Background 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 […]

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

🕔Apr 29, 2015Members 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 […]

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