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on July 26, 2021

Foreign animal disease control areas can vary in size

Under some circumstances, 10 kilometers may not be enough, Iowa state veterinarian says

When a foreign animal disease (FAD) such as avian influenza or Newcastle disease strikes a poultry flock, it is customary for a 10-kilometer control area to be drawn around the infected premises. However, Iowa State Veterinarian Dr. Jeff Kaisand said there are circumstances that would make it wise to go…

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