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Pennsylvania was recognized by the World Animal Health Organization as free of highly pathogenic avian influenza on Aug. 30.

Since the first positive case of HPAI in Pennsylvania, more than 4.6 million birds have been killed as a result of the bird flu.

Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza have continued into fall. Sound biosecurity measures for owners of backyard and commercial flocks are vital. 

Mandy Fedinetz, of Primrose Farm, lost her entire laying flock after some birds tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza. Her 1,800 bird flock was culled to stop the spread of the disease.

Highly pathogenic avian influenza, also known as bird flu, has been found in Ashland and Defiance counties, the Ohio Department of Agriculture confirmed Sept. 6.

Grant funding is available now for poultry farmers and integrators impacted by the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak in Pennsylvania.

It was one part luck, one part quick response and one part lessons learned that brought Pennsylvania to the close of its first bird...

This brings Pennsylvania up to nine total commercial flocks impacted by highly pathogenic avian influenza and 3.8 million birds culled preventatively or killed by the disease.

In one week, Pennsylvania went from no cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza to having the second highest number of birds affected in the country. 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed on April 16 a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in a commercial layer chicken flock, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.