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APHIS: Avian Flu Detected In Wild Birds In 3 States Not Immediate Public Health Emergency
Feb24

APHIS: Avian Flu Detected In Wild Birds In 3 States Not Immediate Public Health Emergency

Mario Villarino DVM, Ph.D. Hopkins County Extension Agent None Found In Texas, But Implementation, Strengthening Of Biosecurity Practices Strongly Recommended By THAC By Dr. Mario A. Villarino, Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources, [email protected] The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of...

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Avian Influenza Detected in Commerical Broiler Breeder Farm in Hopkins County
Mar13

Avian Influenza Detected in Commerical Broiler Breeder Farm in Hopkins County

A low-pathogenic strain of avian influenza was detected at a commercial broiler breeder farm in Hopkins County, Texas, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) reported. The latest detection of H7N1 is the second in 2018, according to Meat & Poultry. The H7N1 virus was discovered during routine, pre-slaughter testing and surveillance for H5/H7 avian influenza strains. The OIE said partial HA sequencing determined the virus...

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Avian Influenza Not in Texas Yet
Jul20

Avian Influenza Not in Texas Yet

Facts about Avian Influenza (AI) in Texas. AI has not been discovered in Texas. Since December 2014, the USDA has confirmed several cases of HPAI H5N2 and H5N8 in other states located in the Pacific, Central, and Mississippi flyways (or migratory bird paths). The disease has been found in wild birds, as well as in a few backyard and commercial poultry flocks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers the risk to people...

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Chamber Connection September 24, 2015 by Meredith Caddell
Sep24

Chamber Connection September 24, 2015 by Meredith Caddell

Chamber Connection   September 24, 2015 by Meredith Caddell   Social Media…how to utilize it for Business…Better Your Business Luncheon…Tuesday, September 29th Wish you knew how to utilize social media to help your business?  Well, we have the perfect opportunity for YOU!  Debbie Saviano, LinkedIn and Social Media Strategist will discuss how to incorporate social media into the business cycle.  She will cover: 7 steps to a...

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