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Bird flu found in chicken flock at northwest Georgia farm
SUMMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- About 18,000 chickens were destroyed at a northwest Georgia poultry farm after tests confirmed avian influenza in the flock, the first time the disease has been detected in commercial birds in the state, authorities said Monday....

Poultry producers in Minnesota better prepared for bird flu
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota is better prepared for a potential bird flu return after a devastating 2015 epidemic, according to poultry producers and experts....

Poultry farmers urged to take precautions against bird flu
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota poultry farmers are being urged to take precautions against bird flu....

Bird flu confirmed at another Alabama farm
CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) -- Agriculture officials say bird flu has been confirmed at another commercial chicken farm in Alabama....

Expert: Bird flu outbreak nation's worst since 2015
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- A bird flu outbreak that has led officials to euthanize more than 200,000 animals in three Southern states already is the nation's worst since 2015 and new cases are still popping up, an expert said Wednesday....

Bird flu confirmed in 2 poultry flocks in north Alabama
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama officials have confirmed bird flu in two poultry flocks, just a week after three commercial breeders had to kill their chickens across the state line in Tennessee....

3rd case of bird flu detected in Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A third commercial poultry breeding operation in Tennessee has tested positive for avian flu....

Ag says commercial farms unaffected by Alabama poultry order
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama agriculture officials say a ban on selling and moving poultry doesn't affect commercial chicken farmers....

Malaysia raises alert as bird flu virus hits more birds
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian authorities raised an alert for a northeastern state after the virulent H5N1 bird flu virus was found to have spread to poultry in more villages....



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