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Virginia Was Suspended Exporting Poultry Products to China Due to HPAI

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OIG+X

According to information from the USDA and APHIS, the presence of the virus was confirmed on Jan 19 in a commercial meat turkey flock in Rockingham County. There were 25,300 turkeys involved.

Virginia has had its first case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial poultry flock for the current outbreak.

 

According to information from the USDA and APHIS, the presence of the virus was confirmed on Jan 19 in a commercial meat turkey flock in Rockingham County. There were 25,300 turkeys involved.

 

With this case, Virginia becomes the 37th state to have a confirmed case of HPAI in the US and there are a total of 25 exporting facilities affected and cannot export poultry products to China. Prior to this instance, Virginia had only had HPAI detections in backyard flocks.

 

In addition, many states in the US has been suspended the export of poultry products due to avian influenza. The gap in the consumption demand for imported poultry products in China will be made up from other importing countries

 

To learn more about HPAI cases in commercial poultry flocks in the United States, send an email to overseas@oigcn.com