H5N2 Bird Flu Spreading
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Apr 13, 2015 12:13 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- It was a busy week for the H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza as the flu spread to more turkey farms in northern states as well as Canada.

Dr. John Clifford, USDA's chief veterinarian, said in an interview Friday that USDA continues to examine how commercial turkey flocks are being infected. USDA is looking at the affected operations to see the levels of biosecurity measures in place.

Clifford said the epidemiology would hopefully determine if the cases are simply pinpoint introductions where turkeys came in contact with a wild bird or if there are human causes to the ...

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