Additional Detections of Avian Influenza Confirmed in Montana


April 27, 2022

Helena, Mont. – On Tuesday, April 19, the Montana Department of Livestock (MDOL) received confirmation of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in a Glacier County flock. This is the fourth Montana flock confirmed infected and is part of a wave of HPAI infections in the United States that it linked to seasonal migrations of wild birds. Previous detections in domestic poultry in Montana this year were in Judith Basin, Cascade, and Toole Counties.

“HPAI continues to be a risk for any domestic poultry,” stated Dr. Marty Zaluski, Montana State Veterinarian. “We expect more infections...

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