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HPAI detected in Iowa dairy cattle herd

By David B. Strickland Poultry Times editor dstrickland@poultrytimes.com

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa and the USDA confirmed a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in a dairy cattle herd in O’Brien County, Iowa, on June 5. This makes Iowa the tenth state to report cases of the virus in cattle since this outbreak began earlier in the spring, and the first new state since April.

This is the state’s first reported case of HPAI within a dairy herd, however on June 2 a case was reported on a commercial turkey flock in Cherokee County, Iowa, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship notes.

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