New Indiana Poultry Record Keeping Requirements

by Caitlyn Andrews January 28, 2016

The newest press release from the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) reminds poultry owners of the importance of good record keeping. Not only will it help track the disease should there be a future avian influenza outbreak, but it's required for Indiana. Visit BOAH's website for more information on the affected flocks in Indiana.

Continue Reading


Indiana Avian Influenza Update

by Caitlyn Andrews January 18, 2016

The Indiana Board of Animal Health (BOAH) has updated information regarding the avian influenza case in Dubois County Indiana. The full press releases can be read here. The up to date numbers of affected Indiana premises, counties, and flocks can be found on this page of BOAH's website.

Continue Reading


New Bird Flu Case in Indiana

by Caitlyn Andrews January 15, 2016

The Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) has announced that Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) was diagnosed on a Southwestern Indiana Commercial Turkey farm on January 14, 2016. The farm with the affected birds is from Dubois County in Indiana.

Continue Reading


Good News for Indiana Poultry Owners

by Caitlyn Andrews September 08, 2015

An immediate release from the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) today announced that the statewide bird movement ban will be lifted soon. May 27, 2015, a ban was placed on bird movements in Indiana to prevent the spread of avian influenza. While it was initially predicted that the ban could last through the year of 2015, there is now an end in sight.

Continue Reading


Avian Influenza: Still a Cause for Concern

by Caitlyn Andrews August 20, 2015

A recent article posted on agweb.com reminds poultry producers that as far as the avian flu is concerned, we're not in the clear yet. Poultry and egg farms across 15 states were affected by avian influenza this spring. About 48 million birds either passed from the disease or were euthanized to prevent the spread. Agriculture officials caution that the wild bird migrations in the fall could bring the disease back. It is also speculated that the disease could be mutated by then.

Continue Reading


Biosecurity for the Backyard Chicken Hobbyist

by Caitlyn Andrews June 24, 2015

Continue Reading