Wild Bird Deterrence

Based on laboratory and epidemiologic studies disease investigators have concluded that wild birds introduced Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI, or “Bird Flu”) into one or more Midwestern dairy herds. The same viral strain isolated from clinical cows has also...

What to Expect if HPAI Should Occur in CA

HPAI in cattle has not been detected in California so the PPE precautions described below are not at this time required on our dairies. What to expect from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) should we start to see cases of HPAI on California dairies....
Keeping Herds Safe from Bird Flu

Keeping Herds Safe from Bird Flu

By Dr. Michael Payne, UC Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine and Director, CDQAP For many producers there is a no more pressing concern than the identification of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in dairy cattle. As of this writing there has been laboratory...