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Avian Influenza, information for small flocks and backyard poultry

Unfortunately, bird flu is in the news again..and it's a serious concern for all poultry owners in the Mississippi Flyway , which includes Illinois. A strain of highly-pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), variant H5N2, has been discovered in numerous Midwestern states within the past month or so....

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