Avian Influenza Confirmed in Idaho

January 21, 2015 12:23 AM

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agriculture officials are investigating two highly contagious strains of avian influenza found in the Western and Southern parts of the state.

The Department of Agriculture says wild ducks in Gooding County are contaminated with the H5N8 strain of avian influenza. Three falcons and a small backyard poultry flock of chickens in Canyon County are infected with the H5N2 strain. These two strains of avian influenza originate from wild waterfow...

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