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How Long Will The Bird Flu Outbreak Last?
How Long Will The Bird Flu Outbreak Last?
In January when a certain type of avian influenza virus, that had caused problems in Europe, was discovered in some wild ducks in the Carolinas USDA experts alerted the nation's poultry producers that trouble was coming.  Dr. Rosemary Sifford with USDA's Veterinary Services says instead of just dying out over the summer, which is what happened during the 2015 outbreak, the new variant has lead to
Bird Flu Confirmed In Oregon’s Douglas County
Bird Flu Confirmed In Oregon’s Douglas County
On Friday, the USDA confirmed highly pathogenic avian influenza in a non-commercial flock in Oregon’s Douglas County.  The flock included approximately 25 birds, a mix of chickens, ducks, and geese.  According to the Oregon Department of Agriculture, the flock owners did not sell eggs or other poultry products from their property therefore federal guidelines do not require a quarantine.   ODA in p

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