Hurricane Matthew passed over North Carolina on October 8.
Travis Schaal, a veterinarian at Hy-Line International, outlines how avian influenza spread from China to the U.S., how the virus spread so quickly across the states, and what poultry producers should be doing now to prevent the disease from spreading.
The temps here in Illinois have been ruthless the last couple of weeks.
It’s been over four months since the last case of highly-pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) hit Minnesota’s poultry farmers.
Last week I visited one of North Carolina’s county fairs. I walked into the livestock barn and stopped in my tracks. Across the barn, I could see cages filled with poultry.