Check below for the latest information on suspected and confirmed Avian Influenza disease alerts. As always, be vigilant in your biosecurity protocols to protect your flock and for the safety of other flocks.
The University of Minnesota Extension poultry team has some excellent resources for poultry biosecurity. MTGA works closely with Abby Schuft, who is an Extension Educator - Poultry with the University of Minnesota. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 320-235-0726 x 2019.
To better understand the signs of High Path Avian Influenza (HPAI), Dr. Cardona with the University of Minnesota Extension has compiled the following materials.
If you notice birds with any clinical signs of HPAI, contact your veterinarian immediately.
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health is another excellent resource for avian influenza, as well as other foreign animal diseases.
Report sick birds by calling the Minnesota Avian Influenza Hotline at 1-833-454-0156 or by using the online reporting form, HERE.
If there are any questions or concerns about a specific disease alert, please contact your veterinarian or the MN Poultry Testing Laboratory at 320-231-5170.