Via the Belleville News-Democrat, an AP report: 8th case of bird flu detected in Wisconsin. Excerpt:
An eighth case of bird flu virus has been detected in Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection said Sunday the latest case is in a commercial turkey flock in Barron County. About 16,000 breeding turkeys and nearly 42,000 hatching eggs are affected. It is the fourth reported case in Barron County.
The property was immediately quarantined. Remaining birds will be euthanized and will not enter the food supply.
Bird flu was first detected in Wisconsin at a commercial chicken flock in Jefferson County on April 13. The number of affected birds has risen to more than 1.5 million in Wisconsin.