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Avian Influenza / Turkey Production / North America / Industry News & Trends
on April 9, 2020

Highly pathogenic avian flu hits South Carolina turkeys

After several low pathogenic avian influenza cases were confirmed in the area, it is believed the strain mutated into a high pathogenic H7N3 strain

A commercial turkey flock in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, has tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), making it the first confirmed case of HPAI in the United States since 2017.

The size of the flock has not been revealed.

According to a notice from the U.S. Department…

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