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South Carolina releases avian influenza control area

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Clemson University

COLUMBIA, S.C.  — Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health has released the control area surrounding a Chesterfield County turkey farm that was struck in April with a highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus.

Movement of poultry and poultry products had been restricted into and out of farms in the 10-kilometer (6.2-mile) control area when the virus was discovered. Since the affected flock was depopulated tests of all commercial poultry flocks in the area have showed no trace of the virus, said Boyd Parr, LPH director and state veterinarian.

No avian influenza control areas or. . .

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