CAHFS Weekly Update: Global update on the 2021-2022 Avian Influenza (H5N1) outbreaks; Early evidence of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in commercial and backyard flocks; Update on H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) pandemic in Minnesota
Global outbreaks of seasonal avian influenza among wild birds and poultry occur periodically, however, in the past 15 years, there has been a rise in the frequency and geographic distribution of avian influenza A virus infections.
CAHFS Weekly Update: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Found in Canada: Global Cases Continue to Rise; Brucellosis found in Livestock on Montana Ranch; United States See Increase in Bat-mediated Human Rabies Cases
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) had a global intensification during 2021 with cases continuing to be found in new locations around the world.
CAHFS Weekly Update: Rabid bat bites wildlife technician; Potency of tuberculosis vaccine effectively enhanced by changing route of administration; Polish bird flu outbreak spreads
A bat found in a Benton County parking lot tested positive for rabies, according to the Minnesota Board of Animal Health. A man and his son found the bat between two parked cars in an apartment parking lot on Dec. 23 and brought it to a local wildlife rehabilitation center.
When a costly 2015 outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza ripped through the United States, Minnesota farmers found themselves at the forefront. Four years later, CAHFS has continued their commitment to helping the industry to better mitigate and understand avian influenza.
CAHFS Weekly Update: Changes to medication-related legislation affecting veterinarians; Salmonella and poultry; Ebola not an international emergency
According to the Food Safety and Inspection Service, Tyson Foods, Inc. is recalling over 36,000 pounds of chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically rubber.
CAHFS Weekly Update: Multi-state salmonella outbreak; Tick-borne diseases break records; Antibiotic and pesticide resistance outside of planetary safe zone
CAHFS Weekly Update: Midwest poultry convention; Babesia added to Red Cross list; Krill to the rescue?
The 47th Midwest Poultry Federation Convention gathers more than 3,000 poultry experts, scientists, veterinarians and exhibitors from all sectors of the poultry industry in the Minneapolis Convention Center.