Turkey industry leaders believe USDA has contained an outbreak of high pathogenic bird flu in a South Carolina commercial turkey flock.

“We’re confident USDA has done everything exactly as it should be done,” National Turkey Federation President Joel Brandenberger told Agri-Pulse, referring to biosecurity and response measures being taken.

To read Agri-Pulse’ article about the outbreak click here.

Brandenberger said after initial testing of other flocks within a 10-kilometer radius, officials said they did not find low or high pathogenic avian influenza in any nearby flocks.

Source: AgriMarketing