bird flu

Suspected Bird Flu Cases in Alabama

State Veterinarian Dr. Tony Frazier has issued a stop movement order on certain types of poultry in the state.  This comes as officials announce there are three suspected bird flu cases in Alabama. “We don’t call them positive, we call them either suspect or non-negatives, so that lets us know that we’ve got some genetic materials stirring around in there…

Bird Flu Hits Tennessee; Alabama Poultry Farmers on Alert

Pete Bates grew up around birds. His father owned the Bates Turkey Farm, and now Pete and his siblings share ownership and run the farm. Bates says a serious case of avian influenza, more commonly known as bird flu, can devastate a poultry farm. He and his family had to deal with a bird flu outbreak two years ago. Bates…