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. It is primarily spread by infected wild waterfowl such as ducks and geese.   If you’d like to learn more about HPAI in California please visit February 2024 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Update, on SoCal Nestbox.   More recently, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza has evolved to be transmitted between birds, marine mammals, and livestock like goats and

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Goats and Dairy Cattle2024-04-29T15:21:21-07:00

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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