Alabama Poultry and Egg Association

Alabama Poultry Producers Urged to Practice Strict Bio-Security

Dan Alabama, Avian Influenza, Biotechnology, Poultry

There have been various reports the past few weeks about Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), mostly in in the Midwest and Northern parts of the country. But none-the-less, the Alabama Poultry and Egg Association is keeping a close eye on these disease reports. Their CEO, Johnny Adams, told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman so far it’s not spreading from farm to farm due to good …


Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Case in U.S. Confirmed

Dan Poultry

A case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has been confirmed at a commercial operation in Indiana. According to a story from Rod Bain, this is the first such detection in the U.S. since 2020. Koren Custer, with the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Veterinary Services, discusses the recently confirmed case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza at an Indiana …


Poultry Industry on High Alert for Avian Influenza

Dan Poultry, USDA-APHIS

In the wake of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) being found in wild birds in the U.S., poultry producers here in the Southeast and across the country are asked to be on high alert. Gary Crawford has more details. HPAI is a serious disease and requires rapid response because it is highly contagious and often fatal to chickens. APHIS works with its federal, state, …