Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Goats and Dairy Cattle


Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza: Protecting Not Only Your Poultry, But Other Livestock Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, or HPAI, is commonly known as the bird flu. It’s extremely infectious, highly fatal, and has been spread throughout the entire poultry industry—backyard chickens, turkeys, and more—due to waterfowl and other birds.    If you’d like to learn more about HPAI in California as of February 2024, ways to track HPAI in your area, and how to prevent as well as report it, please visit February 2024 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Update, an additional article published on the SoCal Nestbox.   More recently, Highly

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Goats and Dairy Cattle2024-04-11T20:03:24-07:00

February 2024 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Update


Avian Influenza, also known as the bird flu, is caused by influenza Type A virus. Waterfowl like ducks, geese, and shorebirds are carriers of Avian Influenza, especially Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza or HPAI. With HPAI there’s a higher chance of the virus to be passed on to a specific host—like your backyard chickens, turkeys, and other poultry.   The United States, free flying waterfowl, commercial flocks and backyard farmers of poultry, and other birds are currently battling Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza. Birds who are exposed are very likely to become sick and die, so what does this virus currently look

February 2024 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Update2024-04-03T16:18:36-07:00

Defending Your Pet Bird from Avian Influenza


Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) is a highly contagious disease that rapidly spreads from bird to bird. Not only does this disease affect domestic poultry, but also ducks, geese, parrots, quail, pheasants, pigeons, guinea fowl, and many other birds.   As you may know already, the United States has been hit hard with a widespread Avian Influenza epidemic this year, occurring from January 2022 to present day. Commercial and backyard flocks have been decimated across the country, and several wild bird populations have also taken a hit. The virus reached California this summer and has since spread into commercial poultry productions,

Defending Your Pet Bird from Avian Influenza2022-09-26T18:21:23-07:00
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