The Department of Agriculture has confirmed the detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza for the first time since 2017. The H7N3 strain of the disease was detected in a South Carolina commercial turkey flock.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 – As expected, South Korea has opened its market to U.S. poultry and eggs after enacting a ban in March over concerns stemming form U.S. cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza.
WASHINGTON, April 12, 2017 – Tennessee’s state veterinarian has lifted the control zone around two poultry farms in the state where the H7N9 strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was detected last month.
WASHINGTON, March 16, 2017 – USDA has confirmed a second case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Lincoln Country, Tennessee, in a commercial breeder flock less than two miles from where the disease was detected earlier this month.