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Three commercial turkey flocks and one small organic mixed flock now affected by low path AI H7N3

September 27, 2018

The infected birds on the first two premises have been euthanized and disposed of to stop further spread of avian influenza. The remaining two affected flocks are under quarantine, and all movement of poultry or products on or off the farm is halted while state and federal officials work with the owners to determine the most appropriate way to stop further spread, CDFA stated.
The source of the Stanislaus County avian influenza infections not been determined.
CDFA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) continue to work closely with poultry producers and veterinarians in the area to test other flocks for disease and to limit additional introductions and spread, CDFA announced.