Maryland broiler flock tests negative for avian flu
Flock had earlier been culled as a precautionary measure
A commercial broiler flock in Wicomico County, Maryland, that was culled as a precautionary measure earlier this month has tested negative for avian influenza.
The flock in question included about 40,000 chickens.
The chickens were initially diagnosed with a common bacterial disease and treated. The flock’s mortality levels eventually…