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on March 21, 2017

Low pathogenic avian flu detected in Kentucky hens

Flock of 22,000 hens depopulated; surveillance efforts continue

Low pathogenic avian influenza has been detected in a commercial poultry flock in western Kentucky, federal and state authorities said.

Kentucky State Veterinarian Robert C. Stout said the National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, confirmed the presence of H7N9 low pathogenic avian influenza in samples taken from an operation…

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