Infectious Diseases 2022

Infectious Diseases 2022

Nebraska: 570,000 broiler chickens to be destroyed due to HPAI

23 March, 2022

Nebraska has confirmed its first case of avian influenza in a commercial flock of chickens (Lincoln Premium Poultry). The state Department of Agriculture said the highly contagious disease has been found in a flock of 570,000 broiler chickens in Butler County. The flock is on a farm that raises chickens sent for processing at the company's Costco-affiliated operation in Fremont.