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MAR 25, 2015 - Washington Times

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Poultry flock tests positive for low avian influenza strain

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Department of Agriculture says samples collected from a commercial turkey flock in southeast Kansas tested positive for low pathogenic avian influenza. The department said in a news release Wednesday that because this is a low pathogenic strain it will not issue a quarantine. KDA ...

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MAR 25, 2015 - Washington Times

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Kansas wild bird populations weathering avian influenza

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The wildlife disease coordinator in Kansas says wild bird population numbers appear unaffected by an outbreak of avian influenza. Shane Hesting of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism said Wednesday that Kansas has sent one wild goose suspected of having the disease for further ...

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MAR 24, 2015 - Washington Times

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Massachusetts farm cancels Easter egg hunt over bird flu

WENDELL, Mass. (AP) - A western Massachusetts farm has canceled its annual Easter egg hunt because of bird flu fears. Diemand Farm in Wendell says it doesn't want to risk humans passing the avian influenza virus to its chickens and turkeys during the hunt planned for Saturday. The event drew ...

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MAR 17, 2015 - Washington Times

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Researcher: Avian flu found in Kansas no threat to humans

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas State University researcher says a strain of avian influenza found in Kansas is no threat to humans. Associate professor Scott Beyer says the H5N2 strain is extremely deadly in birds but has never been known to transmit to poultry products or humans. The U.S. ...

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MAR 15, 2015 - Washington Times

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Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

New bird flu strain has poultry farmers scrambling MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Animal health experts and poultry growers are scrambling to determine how a dangerous new strain of bird flu infected poultry flocks in four states - and to stop it from spreading. Avian influenza is common in wild migratory waterfowl ...

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