Alabama confirms additional poultry flock with LPAI

Commercial company in Pickens County, Ala., finds low-pathogenic avian influenza during routine screening.

Alabama state veterinarian Dr. Tony Frazier confirmed March 22 that a flock of chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation located in Pickens County and a backyard flock located in Madison County, Ala., have both tested positive for low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI).

Previously, Alabama reported a suspected case of LPAI at a commercial poultry operation in Lauderdale County (which was voluntarily depopulated) and a premises with guinea fowl in Jackson County, Ala.

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