Georgia State Vet Concerned with H5N2 Avian Influenza

Randall Weiseman Georgia, Livestock, Poultry

Dr. Robert Cobb

Dr. Robert Cobb

Just this week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed a ninth case of H5N2 avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in Minnesota. While this disease has not been found in Georgia, it is still a concern for Georgia State Veterinarian Dr. Robert Cobb, who says the disease comes in two ways.

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More information about avian influenza is available on the Georgia Department of Agriculture website.