Three turkeys in a flock.

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Found in U.S. Turkeys

Joanna Cummings Animal Health, Livestock diseases

February, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture‚Äôs National Veterinary Services Laboratory recently found highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 in turkeys tested from a commercial farm in Indiana. As a result, the premises were quarantined and the flock depopulated to prevent the spread of the disease. USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed HPAI in wild birds …