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State Agriculture Leaders Urge Poultry Growers to Be on Guard for Deadly Bird Flu

ANNAPOLIS, MD (Sept. 16, 2015)–  September 23 is the first day of fall and the cooler temperatures mean Maryland poultry growers, large and small, are at a much higher risk of seeing High Path Avian Influenza (HPAI) destroy their flocks. The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) is urging all growers to ensure they are using the most stringent biosecurity measures possible to protect their birds. Read more.

 


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