Avian influenza impacts Blackfoot Watershed
April 28, 2022
POTOMAC - The Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has been confirmed in domestic birds in the Potomac Valley the week of April 18. The entire flock on the property was destroyed.
While wild birds with HPAI may not appear sick, it causes high mortality in poultry and game birds. There is no treatment or vaccine for animals. By press Tuesday at 10am, the Department of Livestock reported infections in flocks of domestic poultry in Glacier, Judith Basin, Cascade and Toole Counties.
According to the Department of Livestock (DOL), HPAI is a viral disease of chickens, turkeys, pheasants, q...