Avian flu found at fourth Lancaster County facility

Avian flu found at fourth Lancaster County facility

Avian flu has been confirmed at a fourth location in Lancaster County. Broiler refers to birds raised for meat production.More than 50,000 chickens at the facility were euthanized.Nearly 3.5 million birds were destroyed at the other three farms where avian flu was found.The first case was discovered at Kreider Farms in East Donegal Township.A control … Read more

Nearly 3.5 million chickens in Lancaster County destroyed due to avian flu

Nearly 3.5 million chickens in Lancaster County destroyed due to avian flu

Nearly 3.5 million chickens in Lancaster County have been destroyed because of avian flu.Despite that, state Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding said he’s encouraged about where Pennsylvania stands in the fight against the devastating virus.Redding said he feels confident in the actions being taken to stop the spread of avian flu.”We have to contain this … Read more

Avian flu found at 2 more poultry farms in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Avian flu found at 2 more poultry farms in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

The US Department of Agriculture says there are confirmed cases of avian flu at two more farms in Lancaster County. The cases were confirmed Wednesday. News 8 has learned one of the locations is Brubaker Farms in Mount Joy. two farms. The first confirmed case of avian flu in Lancaster County was at a Kreider … Read more

Pennsylvania farm destroys 1.5 million chickens to stop avian flu

Pennsylvania farm destroys 1.5 million chickens to stop avian flu

No new cases of avian flu have been reported two days after a Lancaster County poultry farm destroyed nearly 1.5 million chickens to stop the spread. The Kreider Farms Donegal egg-laying facility remains under quarantine, along with farms in about a six-mile radius. Those farms are testing for bird flu. Poultry is a $7 billion … Read more

Avian flu case found in East Donegal Township, Pennsylvania

Avian flu case found in East Donegal Township, Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is on high alert for the avian flu after the first case in nearly four decades was found in Lancaster County over the weekend.The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture confirmed the state’s first positive case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in domestic poultry, in a flock of commercial layer chickens … Read more