Recent cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza in South Dakota and Minnesota have the attention of Iowa Ag Secretary Mike Naig.
“Unfortunately, what it reminds us is that this is not just a spring migration event. In the last year we saw it both when the birds were moving north and south. Once again, unfortunately, it’s clear that the virus is circulating in the wild bird population.”
He tells Brownfield now is the time for poultry producers to boost their biosecurity measures.