On Monday, March 25th the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued a statement confirming the identification of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in dairy cattle located in Texas and Kansas.

USDA Press Release on Avian Influenza Detection in Kansas and Texas Dairy Herds - March 25, 2024

CFAES Fact Sheet: Avian Influenza Detected in Dairy Cattle

Provides answers to common questions producers and the general public may have about this outbreak.

Resources for Dairy Professionals

Biosecurity Webinar

This video gives an overview for dairy farmers and associated professionals about the value of biosecurity practices to mitigate the risk of the H5N1 influenza virus on dairy farms.

 

 

Everyday Biosecurity Recommendations for Dairy and Beef Cattle Farm Personnel

Recommendations to protect farm workers on a day-to-day basis and when handling sick or dead animals.