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First 2017 Case of Highly Pathogenic H7 Avian Influenza Confirmed

by Caitlyn Andrews March 06, 2017

Yesterday (3/5/17) the USDA confirmed the first case of highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza (HPAI) of the year for 2017. The strain was detected on a Tyson contracted chicken farm in Lincoln County, Tennessee. It is the first time HPAI has been detected in the state of Tennessee.

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Your Ultimate Guide to VFD Resources

by Caitlyn Andrews January 11, 2017

Happy New Year! The start of 2017 brings a big change to the livestock industry. The FDA announced on January 3, that it has completed implementation of Guidance for Industry #213. This guidance began in 2013 to transition medically important antimicrobial drugs used in feed or drinking water of food-producing animals to veterinary oversight and eliminate the use of these products in animals for production purposes, such as growth promotion.

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Free Event- Visit Your Local Dairy Farm

by Caitlyn Andrews June 20, 2016

Looking for something to do this weekend? Something fun for the family? And completely free? We've got you covered. The Northern Indiana Dairy Trail open houses will take place on June 18 and June 25. These open houses are absolutely FREE to the public! Visit one farm or all eleven. Bring the whole family and have fun!

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Indiana Avian Influenza Quarantine Lifted

by Caitlyn Andrews May 02, 2016

The Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) sent out a press release today that announced the Final Avian Influenza Quarantine in the state has been lifted. As of May 1, 2016, the last of the infected site quarantines was released and a 90-day free status period was achieved.

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Considering a Career in Agriculture?

by Caitlyn Andrews March 15, 2016

If you didn't already know, today (March 15, 2016) is National Ag Day 2016! People around the country are celebrating the people who work hard year round to feed the world. Are you considering a career in agriculture? Great! According to research...

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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.

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