York County farmer sympathizes with farmers facing avian flu outbreak

For one York County farmer, this latest outbreak of avian flu takes him back to the 1980s – when he lost his entire flock to the virus.”I can’t believe that in 40 years, now it’s back again. And it looks like it’s going to be maybe worse than it was before,” Bill Rinas said.Rinas remembers … Read more

Avian flu confirmed at fifth Lancaster County facility

WE KNOW ABOUT THE NEWEST LOCATION. PORERTER: IT IS CLASSIFIED AS A COMMERALCI TABLE BIG LAYER FACILITY, THAT THOSE OF THE CHICKENS THAT LAY THE EGGS THAT YOU BUY AT THE GROCERY STORE. CONFIRMATION CAME TODAY FROM THE USDA RESULTING IN THE KILLING OF MORE THAN 300,000 CHICKS.EN THIS IS THE FIFTH FLOCK HIT BY … Read more

Avian flu testing underway at farm in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Testing for avian flu is happening at a farm in Lancaster County.US Department of Agriculture inspectors were at the farm in Mount Joy all day Tuesday.The farm is located in a control area where four other Lancaster County poultry farms have tested positive for the contagious strain of the virus. We don’t know if any … Read more

Avian flu found at fourth Lancaster County facility

Avian flu found at fourth location in Lancaster County Updated: 4:55 PM EDT Apr 25, 2022 Avian flu has been confirmed at a fourth location in Lancaster County. Broiler refers to birds raised for meat production.More than 50,000 chickens at the facility were euthanized.Nearly 3.5 million birds were destroyed at the other three farms where … Read more

Why You Need to Put Away Your Bird Feeders and Baths Right Now

Photo: Ancha Chiangmai (Shutterstock) The idyllic start to any spring morning is waking up to the sun shining and the birds chirping. Unfortunately, this year you may have to compromise a bit on the latter. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that over 30 million cases of the bird flu have been detected … Read more

Bird flu outbreak reported in Colorado | Environment

New cases of the bird flu have been confirmed in western Colorado, and officials will kill 60,000 birds to stop the virus from spreading, the US Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday. The outbreak occurred at a commercial poultry operation in Montrose County. The National Veterinary Services Laboratory confirmed that birds at a commercial broiler breeder … Read more

Surging Bird Flu Cases in the U.S. Have Spread to Bald Eagles

Photo: Matthew Crowley Photography (Getty Images) Three wild bald eagles found dead in Georgia were confirmed to have died from bird flu on Thursday, increasing the toll from a recent surge in avian influenza cases that’s caused the death of tens of millions of birds in total. across more than 25 statesmassive numbers of wild … Read more

Bird Flu: Over 200 birds are suspected to have died from the avian flu at a Chicago-area forest preserve

CNN — More than 200 birds have died from a presumed outbreak of avian flu at a Chicago-area forest preserve, according to authorities. The deaths occurred at the Baker’s Lake forest preserve, the Forest Preserves of Cook County said in a statement on Thursday. The federal government, which provides the only declaration of incidences of … Read more

Another virus is soaring through the nation and it could impact many aspects of your life

FARGO, ND (Valley News Live) – The resurgence of the bird flu has infected birds in at least 25 states and it could impact farmers, hunters and even your dinner options. North Dakota just confirmed the first bird flu case within a backyard chicken flock in Kidder County but that doesn’t necessarily mean the virus … Read more