August 7, 2022

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HPAI found in birds in Pitkin County

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This is the first case of the virus detected in Colorado.

PITKIN COUNTY, Colo. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) announced that the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) virus was detected in a backyard flock in Pitkin County. 

The Colorado State Veterinarian’s office received a report from a veterinarian in Pikin County, that 35 out of 36 poultry in a flock died, the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) said in a news release.

CDA said that the flock had known exposure to sick waterfowl days before. Officials say one bird’s body was taken to CSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory for testing….



2022-04-10 10:51:38

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