AI Education Campaign Espanol
As part of a national e-mail campaign, periodic messages about the prevention of Avian Influenza are sent directly to the farm. These messages provide helpful tips to poultry farmers to build awareness and provide education about biosecurity.
The HPAI Indemnity and Compensation Process
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is one of the most serious diseases that can affect your poultry flock. An HPAI outbreak is an animal disease emergency. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and States have authority …
Biosecurity eBlast #17
January 2016 Update: HPAI has been detected in southern Indiana.
Mortality Composting Protocol for TN
Composting is a biological heating process that results in the natural degradation of organic resources (such as poultry carcasses) by microorganisms. Composting has been successfully used throughout the United States …
Mass Burial Protocol for TN
Disposal of Animals due to Catastrophic Mortality – Disease (Poultry)
Preparing For Extended Out Times
Regardless of the driving factor, extended out times for poultry producers can provide some unwanted stress and uncomfortable financial positions. A simple definition of farm liquidity … Scott Clawson, Area Economics Specialist, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service
HPAI Handout for County Agents
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza is a deadly poultry disease. It can affect all types of chickens, gamebirds and turkeys, plus many other kinds of domestic and wild birds. Birds coming in direct or indirect contact with waterfowl are at the highest risk of contracting the virus.
Order of the TN State Veterinarian
Order of the TN State Veterinarian for live bird & egg movement, Aug. 1, 2015 …
USDA – Protect Your Birds from AI
Avian influenza (AI), or “bird flu,” is a virus that infects domestic poultry, such as chickens, turkeys, quail, and geese, and wild birds such as shorebirds and waterfowl …
USDA HPAI Response Plan – The Redbook
Between December 2014 and June 2015, the United States experienced its worst highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak—and most serious animal health disease incident—in history. This version of the USDA APHIS HPAI Response Plan: The Red Book (Draft August 2015) reflects the knowledge and lessons learned during this event …