Iowa gets hit again with an HPAI outbreak
Two commercial turkey facilities in Iowa are the latest victims of High Pathogenic Avian Influenza.
The state’s department of agriculture confirms the outbreak happened in two different counties, both in the northwest portion of the state. This is the third outbreak Iowa has seen since December began after another outbreak at a commercial turkey facility on December 2nd.
Officials are asking that any sick birds or unusual deaths be reported to the state, and they stress the importance of a proper biosecurity plan.