Infectious Diseases 2022

Infectious Diseases 2022

Iowa: HPAI in Taylor County

12 March, 2022

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) have confirmed a positive case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Taylor County, Iowa. The virus was found in a flock of commercial layer chickens. It is the first case in 2022 in an Iowa egg-laying facility. 916,000 birds will be culled.

The affected Layer Farm