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

US considers vaccines to protect poultry from deadly bird flu

US considers vaccines to protect poultry from deadly bird flu

Chickens feed from a row of feed bins at C&A Farms in Fairmont, North Carolina June 10, 2014. Picture taken June 10, 2014. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CHICAGO, April 4 (Reuters) – The US Department of Agriculture is looking into vaccines as an option to protect poultry against deadly bird … Read more

U.S. confirms highly pathogenic bird flu at Indiana turkey farm

U.S. confirms highly pathogenic bird flu at Indiana turkey farm

CHICAGO, Feb 9 (Reuters) – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian flu in an Indiana turkey flock on Wednesday, the nation’s first case in a commercial poultry operation since 2020. The outbreak brought swift reaction from importers seeking to limit the spread of the bird flu. China and … Read more