US confirms avian influenza in Tennessee chicken flock

By REUTERS
March 6, 2017 00:09




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The US Department of Agriculture on Sunday said it has confirmed the presence of a highly pathogenic version of avian influenza in a commercial chicken breeder flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee.

It was the first confirmed case found in commercial poultry in the United States this year, the department said in a news release. Birds from the flock of 73,500 will not enter the food system, the department added.


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