Kentucky confirms another avian influenza outbreak in turkeys

The outbreak follows an early one on Monday
calendar icon 17 February 2022
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Testing confirmed a highly lethal form of avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in Kentucky, the state said on Wednesday, expanding outbreaks in the US poultry sector.

Kentucky on Monday identified the turkeys in Webster County as a suspected outbreak, reported Reuters. Highly pathogenic avian influenza has also been confirmed in turkeys in Indiana and a commercial chicken flock in Kentucky.

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