Low pathogenic avian influenza detected in western Kentucky
Christian County flock depopulated; surveillance continues.
Update on Premises Under Investigation for Avian Influenza in Alabama
Sample collected from a guinea fowl in Scottsboro, located in Jackson County, Alabama, tests positive for LPAI.
Poultry Flock Tests Positive for LPAI
March 9, 2017
NASHVILLE — The state veterinarian confirms that a flock of chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation has tested positive for low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI). This chicken breeding operation is located in Giles County, Tenn. The company that operates it is a different company from the one associated with the recent detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Lincoln County. At this time, officials do not believe one premises sickened the other.
See more at: http://www.tn.gov/agriculture/news/49066
HPAI Detected in Tennessee
March 5, 2017
The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza (HPAI) of North American wild bird lineage in a commercial broiler breeder flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee.