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AI/Newcastle Plan


To view the AI Plan in Word format, click here AI Plan - PDF

Current USDA AI information available here:
http://www.aphis.usda.gov



AVIAN INFLUENZA ALERT

USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H7N8 Avian Influenza in a Commercial Turkey Flock in Dubois County, Indiana - January 15, 2016

Avian disease experts have advised that the avian influenza virus is likely to be circulating in wild migratory water fowl. It is critically important that poultry growers maintain the highest levels of biosecurity in order to prevent the introduction of AI into your flocks.

To view the USDA announcement, visit www.aphis.usda.gov.

To view the All in or All Gone PDF, click HPAI has been detected in southern Indiana



USDA Releases Biosecurity Self-Assessment Tool for Poultry Producers

Your assistance is needed. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has released a "Checklist for Self-Assessment of Enhanced Poultry Biosecurity" and training materials as part of ongoing preparation efforts for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). These documents will assist the poultry industry in implementing effective biosecurity practices. APHIS collaborated with state, academic and industry experts to develop the checklist and training materials, which are posted on the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association website at http://www.uspoultry.org/animal_husbandry/intro.cfm.

We encourage all commercial operations that produce poultry indoors to use the self-assessment to review and improve their biosecurity plans.