September 11, 2014

New tests planned for H7N3 bird flu in New Jersey

The latest report by USDA and New Jersey agricultural officials on the discovery of H7N3 avian influenza in the state earlier this month outlines future plans to maintain control of any potential issues among other birds. The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) says the U.S.-based officials plan to test ducks and pheasants in Salem County, N.J., once every seven days for a minimum of four weeks after the latest positive test for avian flu.  Read More

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