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HPAI bird losses in U.S. now over 57.5 million

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Large table egg laying operation in Colorado depopulating 1.4 million birds.

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) reported Dec. 19 that a large table egg laying operation in Weld County, Colorado, is depopulating approximately 1.4 million birds after highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was detected and confirmed. This follows the two other large egg laying operations of over 1 million birds in South Dakota and Washington that were reported last week. The total number of birds affected in the U.S. has now reach over

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