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Plan and Prepare for a Livestock Disease Emergency

Avian (Bovine) Influenza A in Dairy Cows

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI, H5N1), a highly contagious and deadly foreign animal disease of domestic and wild birds, has made the jump to dairy cows. Link will direct to the University of Vermont Extension bovine influenza page.

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Funded by the National Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Program (NADPRP), Secure Food Supply New England is a Vermont-led, New England-wide project will build on previous projects.

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Secure Food Supply Plans (SFS) provide guidance for livestock producers to prepare before a foreign animal disease outbreak, to limit exposure of their animals through enhanced biosecurity.

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