Avian Influenza Reaches Midwest Egg Operation


first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News Avian Influenza Reaches Midwest Egg Operation Avian Influenza Reaches Midwest Egg Operation SHARE How Indiana Crops are Faring Versus Other States All quotes are delayed snapshots SHARE Name Sym Last Change By Andy Eubank – Apr 21, 2015 Previous articleUSDA Announces Funding for Rural Electric Infrastructure ProjectsNext articleShowcasing Farmers and Food Banks Andy Eubank RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twitter STAY CONNECTED5,545FansLike3,961FollowersFollow187SubscribersSubscribe Live Cattle LEM21 (JUN 21) 118.70 1.13 Feeder Cattle GFQ21 (AUG 21) 151.18 2.78 Facebook Twitter Lean Hogs HEM21 (JUN 21) 122.68 0.22 The highly pathogenic H5N2 strain of avian influenza has now impacted 5.3-million laying hens on an Iowa egg operation – Agri-Pulse reports. The operation represents about 1.5-percent of the total layer population in the United States. Bill Northey – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture – says the egg farm is a significant producer and highlights how important it is that everything possible is done to contain the disease and work to prevent its spread. Northey says poultry farmers in Iowa are very focused on implementing biosecurity best practices. The operation has been quarantined and all birds will be destroyed.Source: NAFB News Service Soybean ZSN21 (JUL 21) 1508.50 -35.50 Corn ZCN21 (JUL 21) 684.50 -14.50 Minor Changes in June WASDE Report Wheat ZWN21 (JUL 21) 680.75 -3.00 Battle Resistance With the Soy Checkoff ‘Take Action’ Program last_img