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High-path avian flu vaccine has obstacles to overcome

The chair of the National Turkey Federation says several obstacles stand in the way of utilizing a high-path avian influenza vaccine. John Zimmerman, a turkey grower from Northfield, Minnesota, tells Brownfield the primary hurdle is trade. “This is a foreign animal disease, and any time... Read More.

Avian flu outbreak takes heavy toll

The highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak is taking a heavy toll on the turkey industry. National Turkey Federation vice chair John Zimmerman is a grower from Northfield, Minnesota and tells Brownfield he’s been very fortunate not to be directly affected by avian flu. “But many... Read More.

Avian Influenza Identified in McPherson and Rice Counties

By the Kansas Department of Agriculture MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA–APHIS), has identified highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in two egg... Read More.