Kentucky vet lifts A-I surveillance zones

The state veterinarian of Kentucky has lifted the surveillance zones around two poultry farms that tested positive for a low-pathogenic avian influenza (A-I) last month. Tests of the six-mile radius have turned up negative for A-I.

One was a commercial operation with 22-thousand hens, the other a backyard flock of 27-hundred birds in a southwestern Kentucky county.

The quarantine is still in place until both farms are completely cleaned and disinfected. Both flocks were depopulated and buried.

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