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Bird flu returns in U.S. turkey flocks

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By Barbara Olejnik

Poultry Times staff

bolejnik@poultrytimes.com

WASHINGTON — Ten Indiana turkey farms have been identified as being infected with avian influenza, although only one, as of Jan. 18, is confirmed to be a highly pathogenic strain.

USDA's Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H7N8 avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial turkey flock in Dubois County, Indiana with 60,000 birds. This is a different strain of HPAI than the strains that caused the 2015 outbreak.

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