Michigan Lifts Statewide Pause On Poultry, Waterfowl Exhibitions – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced Monday it has lifted a pause on poultry and waterfowl exhibitions after no new cases of the highly pathogenic avian influenza were reported within 30 days. MDARD says the statewide pause was lifted as of Saturday. READMORE: MSP Arrest Man Who Stole Motorcycle, … Read more

Bird flu Confirmed In 3 Baby Red Foxes – CBS Detroit

LANSING, Mich. (AP/CBS DETROIT) — Avian influenza has been confirmed in three baby red foxes in Macomb, St. Clair and Lapeer counties. The kits were confirmed Wednesday to have died from the HPAI virus, Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources said Thursday. READMORE: MSP, Metro Detroit Police Crack Down On ‘Move Over’ Law They are the … Read more

Bird Flu Identified In Backyard Flock In Oakland County – CBS Detroit

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) — State officials say the highly pathogenic avian influenza has now spread to a backyard flock in Oakland County. According to a press release from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), the virus was found in a non-commercial backyard poultry flock that contained about 40 birds of … Read more

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Detected In Washtenaw, Livingston Counties – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Poultry owners are urged to protect their birds after highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was detected in Livingston and Washtenaw counties. Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development says following an investigation, the Michigan State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory detected HPAI in a non-commercial backyard poultry flock in Livingston County. READMORE: FDA … Read more

Mass. town warns residents about avian flu detection in state

Officials in the Massachusetts town of Dighton are warning residents who own domestic poultry to be aware that avian flu has been detected in the state. In an announcement on Tuesday, Dighton Animal Control Officer Stacy Ferry offered important safety tips to prevent the spread of the virus .The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources has … Read more

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo closes aviary to public due to bird flu

COMMUNITY PISREPARINGHIS T TIME. REPORTER: WE’RE OUTSIDE CENTRUM VALLEY FARMS, ONE OF THE LARGEST POULTRY FARMS IN THE EIRENT COY. UNTR FOR SOME PERSPECTIVE ON WHAT’S AT STAKE, THE LAST TIME THERE WAS AN OUTBREAK IN 2015, THE ECONOMIC LOSS TO IOWA WAS REMO THAN A BILLION DOLLARS AND 8,000 JOBS. THESE WERE SOME OF … Read more