USA: H5N1 detected in third Iowa dairy herd

Published Jun 13, 2024

Tridge summary

A total of three dairy farms in Iowa, specifically in the northwest part of the state, have been affected by highly pathogenic avian influenza, as confirmed by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. Dairy farmers are advised to report any clinical signs of the infection, such as reduced food consumption, clear nasal discharge, decreased milk production, and lethargy, to their herd veterinarian. Two out of the three affected herds are located in Sioux County, with the third in O’Brien County.
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Highly pathogenic avian influenza has been detected in a third Iowa dairy herd. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship says the case involves a farm in Sioux County in the northwest part of the state. Dairy producers are instructed to contact their herd veterinarian if clinical signs of H5N1 appear, including a decrease in food consumption, clear nasal discharge, a drop in milk ...
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