USDA Launches New Biosecurity Campaign Asking All Poultry Owners, Workers and Hobbyists to Protect the Health of Live Poultry (Nov 16, 2018)USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is launching a new outreach campaign focused on preventing the spread of infectious poultry diseases in both commercial and backyard poultry. Considering the devastating impact of the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak in 2014-2015, as well as this year’s outbreak of virulent Newcastle disease, the timing is right for everyone in the poultry community to work together to protect the health of our nation’s flocks. The “Defend the Flock” campaign to promote biosecurity combines and updates two previous campaigns that were each targeted at a specific segment of the poultry population.
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.Includes current HPAI and previous findings and outbreaks.
UN. World Health Organization.Select "avian influenza" from topic list; also provides maps by geographic area.
DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Provides situation summaries by type (wild birds, poultry, humans) and location.
Foot-and-mouth Disease, Newcastle Disease, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, African Swine Fever, Classical Swine Fever, Swine Vesicular Disease, And Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy: Prohibited And Restricted ImportationsU.S. Government Printing Office. Electronic Code of Federal Regulations.Title 9: Animals and Animal Products, Part 94
Google. YouTube; Truffle Media Networks.Presentation by Dr. Jack Shere, DVM, PhD, Associate Deputy Administrator APHIS Veterinary Services, from the 2015 NIAA Annual Conference titled 'Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture', held Mar 23-26, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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World Organisation for Animal Health.
Business Queensland (Australia).
State and Local Government
New Jersey Department of Agriculture.
Cornell University. Cornell Wildlife Health Lab.