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MINNESOTA BOARD OF ANIMAL HEALTH

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More than 650,000 birds over 18 sites have been depopulated in Minnesota due to an early autumn surge in highly pathogenic avian influenza.
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health said Friday that West Nile virus was confirmed in a Kandiyohi County horse that was euthanized in late July.
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health released its temporary poultry exhibition ban Friday, July 1. It was first enacted in April in response to highly pathogenic avian influenza.
A temporary statewide ban on poultry events and exhibitions has been extended a second time, this time until July 1. It includes all poultry swaps, fairs, exhibitions and other events where live poultry and susceptible birds are brought together and then disperse.
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health's list of confirmed cases of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza totals 79 sites in 28 counties, as of Tuesday, May 24, 2022.
There are 75 sites of confirmed H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza infection in Minnesota as of Tuesday, May 17, according to the Minnesota Board of Animal Health.

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There are 70 sites of confirmed avian flu infection in Minnesota as of Tuesday, May 10. The inventory of flocks diagnosed with H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza is approaching 2.9 million, according to the Minnesota Board of Animal Health.
There are 66 sites of confirmed avian flu infection in Minnesota as of Tuesday, May 3. The inventory of flocks diagnosed with H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza is about 2.73 million, according to the Minnesota Board of Animal Health.
The inventory of flocks in Minnesota diagnosed with H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza now stands at 62 sites, with a total of 2,718,082 birds affected, according to the Minnesota Board of Animal Health. Two additional infection sites were announced Friday, April 29.

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