New Cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Identified in Three Counties

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has identified new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Columbia, Polk and Sheboygan counties. DATCP and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are working with animal health officials in response and depopulation efforts.

HPAI has now been found in seven domestic flocks across Wisconsin since March, when the virus was first confirmed in the state. The latest cases were identified in:

Columbia County, backyard mixed species
Sheboygan County, backyard mixed species
Polk County, commercial poultry...