Illinois State Veterinarian: Most HPAI cases have been from “point source introduction”
This year’s High Pathogenic Avian Influenza outbreak has broken the 2015 record, with more than 52.7 million birds now lost.
An outbreak was recently reported in Illinois, with 8,000 game birds infected at a commercial facility.
Illinois State Veterinarian, Dr. Mark Ernst spoke with RFD-TV’s own Suzanne Alexander about what type of loss he has seen in his region, what he is seeing that made us surpass the 2015 record, how producers are coping, and what problems this is creating for the poultry sector.
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