Avian Influenza

US continues to battle Avian Influenza

The US continues to battle Avian Influenza, with 15 States now reporting outbreaks of the Highly Pathogen H5N2 virus within domestic poultry, and another 5 reporting the presence of the disease in wild birds. ¬†Four more outbreaks were confirmed in the last week. Some States are taking drastic action to combat the disease – Indiana […]

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High Path Avian Influenza Impacts on US Poultry Exports

The latest US Livestock and Poultry Outlook report shows the extent that Avian Influenza related restrictions are impacting on US poultry exports. Total broiler shipments in February were 17% down on February 2015. Export bans by China and South Korea went into effect in January, on top of an existing ban by Russia. The continued […]

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