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156K chickens added to list of poultry being euthanized

posted on January 22, 2016 at 1:45 PM

Animal health officials investigating a bird flu outbreak in southwest Indiana have ordered 156,000 chickens at one of 10 affected commercial poultry farms to be euthanized, raising the total number of birds to be killed above 400,000. Full Story

Bird flu found at Indiana turkey farm not same as 2015 virus

posted on January 15, 2016 at 3:21 PM

A bird flu virus that's a different strain than the one that ravaged turkey and chicken farms in the Midwest last summer has been found at a southern Indiana turkey farm, federal officials said Friday. Full Story

Pork industry enters spotlight while issues loom

posted on June 6, 2014 at 4:14 PM

Pork industry enters spotlight while issues loom
Hog producers, dealing with both great market prices and a disease with no known cure, took center stage at the Iowa State Fairgrounds this week for the World Pork Expo. Full Story

Flu-like hog virus sweeping Indiana, US

posted on March 28, 2014 at 3:36 PM

A fast-moving virus that has infected hogs across half of the nation since it was first detected in the U.S. less than a year ago has become rampant in Indiana, agriculture officials say. Full Story

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