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California vND update (5 commercial layer flocks and 358 small flocks infected)
February 6, 2019
Two more commercial ranches with egg laying hens have been confirmed positive for vND on Jan 22 and Feb.1. Previously 3 infected commercial layer flocks were detected on Dec. 14, Jan. 8 and Jan. 10. To date 900,000 commercial and 100,000 backyard birds have been de-populated. Since May 18, USDA has confirmed 363 cases of vND in California, including 109 in San Bernardino County, 212 in Riverside County, 41 in Los Angeles County and 1 in Ventura County. USDA also confirmed 1 case in Utah Coun
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Update on low pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza outbreak in Minnesota commercial turkey flocks
January 25, 2019
Ongoing surveillance by the Minnesota Board of Animal Health has identified a new case of H5N2 low pathogenic avian influenza. This is the 9th case since October 19. Flocks are quarantined, tested and monitored until virus-negative at which time they are "controlled marketed."
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OIE Situation Report Avian Influenza August 2018
December 29, 2018
This report provides an analysis of the current global situation from the OIE expertise network. The document briefly presents the key risks driving current events - how the strains are interacting with hosts (both wild birds and poultry, and sometimes humans) and the environment (season and climate, livestock husbandry systems, ecosystems) – and how the events may evolve in the months ahead.
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Low path AI eliminated from 5 California commercial turkey flocks
November 27, 2018
Low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been eliminated in the five turkey flocks in California that tested positive in September and October, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) reported. All surveillance zones have been lifted.
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5th California turkey flock infected with low pathogenic Avian Influenza H7N3.
October 31, 2018
(from California Dept of Agriculture Oct 15, 2018) A commercial turkey flock in Stanislaus County exhibiting some increase in mortality and respiratory signs has tested positive for low pathogenic avian influenza H7N3. This is the 5th infected flock in the outbreak. The first three affected flocks were euthanized and disposed to eliminate virus and control disease. Plans for the fourth and fifth affected flocks are being evaluated to determine the most appropriate way to stop further spread
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