Officials say bird flu found at 3rd Indiana duck farm

State authorities say bird influenza has been found at a 3rd northern Indiana duck farmByThe Associated PressApril 18, 2022, 10:09 PM – 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleINDIANAPOLIS– Avian influenza has been identified in a 3rd northern Indiana duck farm, state officials said Monday.Laboratory screening of a third business duck flock in Elkhart County came back as presumptively favorable for the virus, the Indiana State Board of Animal Health stated. The samples are being verified at the U.S. Department of Agricultures National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Iowa.The duck flock has an approximated 6,500 birds, the Indiana agency said.The animal health board in an announcement did not state whether the ducks would be ruined, as happened with 6 turkey farms in southern Indianas Dubois and Greene counties.

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