Avian Influenza Disease

Avian Influenza Disease

USDA’s  Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) works to keep avian influenza (AI), a serious poultry disease, from becoming established in the U.S. poultry population.  AI viruses can infect chickens, turkeys, pheasants, quail, ducks, geese and guinea fowl, as well as a wide variety of other birds.  Avian influenza findings can negatively impact poultry trade, so APHIS and its partners work together to protect the vitality of this important segment of the country’s livestock industry.

There are currently no HPAI Control Areas in place.

HPAI Response Information

Information for Stakeholders


Information Sheets for Producers

  Epidemiology Reports

            2015:  June | July | September

Other Materials


Information on Detection and Monitoring in Wild Birds

Information for Contractors Seeking to Assist in the Response

General Information on Avian Influenza

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