Top-Notch Biosecurity: HPAI’s impact is becoming more evident across the nation

Despite a several-month slowdown in cases of High Pathogenic Avian Flu, multiple outbreaks have been reported recently, resulting in the loss of hundreds of thousands of birds. State veterinarians warn it is having a lasting impact on the U.S. poultry industry.

South Dakota State Veterinarian Beth Thompson recently joined Market Day Report, and she says the nearly 60 million birds lost since last year is almost certain to have an impact on the industry. More than 1 million birds alone have been culled in her state and more than 10 million in Iowa. Jeff Kaisand, Iowa State Veterinarian, says there have not been good mitigation strategies for wild birds.

Officials in Missouri say biosecurity measures need to be top-notch right now as birds continue their annual migrations.

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