It was officially announced by the Georgia Department of Agriculture that a flock of chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation in Chattooga County had tested positive for H7, presumptive low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI). Georgia State Veterinarian, Dr. Robert Cobb, says the state now joins Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee in having a positive case of A.I.
Today, the Georgia Department of Agriculture announced their first case of avian influenza this year. A flock of chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation in Chattooga County tested positive for H7, presumptive low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI). While a case of high path A.I. was confirmed in Tennessee, most all of the recent cases in Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky …
The Georgia Department of Agriculture has announced that a flock of chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation located in Chattooga County, Georgia has tested positive for H7, presumptive low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI). According to the department’s release, this is the first confirmation of avian influenza in domestic poultry in Georgia.
In our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending March 24th, we hear from USDA’s Chief Veterinarian concerning avian influenza, talk about the confirmation hearing for Sonny Perdue, the nominee for Agriculture Secretary, the New World screwworm, optimistic farmers,
During Thursday’s confirmation hearing for President Trump’s nominee for Agriculture Secretary, Sonny Perdue was asked questions about a variety of topics by the Senate Agriculture Committee. And as Rod Bain reports, one of those was USDA’s response to the recent outbreaks of high path bird flu in commercial poultry flocks.
Due to the recent cases of Avian Influenza in Alabama and Tennessee, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), along with state officials, continue to remind poultry producers about the importance of biosecurity. There are some concerns more cases could pop up, but in a phone interview with Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman, USDA Chief Veterinarian Dr. Jack Shere said for the …
State veterinarian, Dr. Tony Frazier, confirms that a flock of chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation located in Pickens County and a backyard flock located in Madison County have both tested positive for low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI).
Canada has moved to block imports of poultry and eggs from select areas in Alabama and Tennessee.
Senate Agriculture Committee ranking Democrat Debbie Stabenow of Michigan is asking the Agriculture Department to outline its avian influenza response.
Beef cattle prices are a little stronger than had been expected a few months ago, while hog producers are getting better than expected prices, even with more production. But what will happen to broiler prices if producers carry out expected production expansion? Gary Crawford more on all three of those stories.