Bird Flu Detected in Juneau and Barron County Poultry

April 16, 2015 3:20 PM

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The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection reports avian influenza has been found in an additional two poultry flocks in Wisconsin. There are now three cases in Wisconsin.

These flocks are within the Mississippi flyway where this strain of avian influenza has previously been identified. While lethal to domestic poultry, the strain of virus detected is not known to have caused disease in humans and is not expected to pose a risk to public health or the food supply.

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