Bird flu comes to Ashland, Defiance counties as several birds have virus
Rachel Karas
Ashland Times Gazette
Sept. 6, 2022

Chickens in Ashland and Defiance counties have contracted the bird flu, prompting state agricultural officials to issue a warning.

According to the Ohio Department of Agriculture, the influenza – also known as highly pathogenic avian influenza – has affected a backyard flock in Ashland and a commercial flock in Defiance. Those premises are under quarantine by state officials with additional surveillance and testing that will be conducted around the area...