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on March 6, 2017

US poultry industry urges caution against avian flu

Industries representing the US poultry industry stress the need for increased biosecurity after highly pathogenic avian influenza was detected in Tennessee.

With highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) present in commercial poultry for the first time since early 2016, U.S. poultry associations are calling for increased attention to biosecurity practices in order to prevent disease transmission.

On March 5, the disease was detected in a Tyson Foods Inc. breeder flock in…

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