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

Nearly 3.5 million chickens in Lancaster County destroyed due to avian flu

Nearly 3.5 million chickens in Lancaster County have been destroyed because of avian flu.Despite that, state Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding said he’s encouraged about where Pennsylvania stands in the fight against the devastating virus.Redding said he feels confident in the actions being taken to stop the spread of avian flu.”We have to contain this … Read more

Avian flu found at 2 more poultry farms in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

The US Department of Agriculture says there are confirmed cases of avian flu at two more farms in Lancaster County. The cases were confirmed Wednesday. News 8 has learned one of the locations is Brubaker Farms in Mount Joy. two farms. The first confirmed case of avian flu in Lancaster County was at a Kreider … Read more