Additional detections of avian influenza confirmed in Montana


Last updated 9/21/2022 at 12:21pm

Montana Department of Livestock

HELENA — The Montana Department of Livestock confirmed last week highly pathogenic avian influenza — HPAI — in a Teton County poultry flock. 

This is the 11th HPAI affected Montana flock linked to a 2022 wave of HPAI infections in the United States traced to seasonal migration of wild birds. 

Since Sept. 1, Montana and eight other states have confirmed infections in domestic poultry. Due to ongoing detections, MDOL has reinstated recommendations to house birds indoors including birds enrolled in certified organic programs. Enrolled producers shou...

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