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North Carolina turkey flock tests positive for avian flu

Operation of 32,100 turkeys is state’s first avian influenza case in commercial poultry of 2022

A commercial turkey operation in Johnston County, North Carolina, has tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), making it the state’s first confirmed HPAI case in commercial poultry. 

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Three new HPAI cases reported in South Dakota

To date, over 13 million reported birds have been affected by HPAI in the U.S.

Three additional cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) were confirmed in commercial turkey flocks in three South Dakota Counties, bringing the number of Counties in the state with reported cases up to five.

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Compost management key to avoiding clostridial dermatitis

The first rule to follow is to not compost within 200 feet of the barn, says Huvepharma’s Steven Clark

One of the most important things turkey producers can do to reduce the risk of clostridial dermatitis is to not compost dead birds within 200 feet of the barn where turkeys are kept.

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