In this episode of Seen and Heard, we welcome back Anja Raudabaugh for an update on the avian influenza situation. Anja provides a comprehensive overview of the recent developments, including genetic mapping of the virus and the current status of California’s dairy cows.

The discussion delves into the origins of the outbreak, how it was initially detected through the unexpected deaths of dairy cats, and the subsequent measures taken to prevent further spread among livestock.

Anja also highlights the importance of biosecurity protocols and the ongoing efforts to deter wild birds, which are carriers of the virus.

The episode emphasizes the significance of proactive management techniques in mitigating the risk of infection and concludes with a reminder of upcoming updates for producers. For more questions about the podcast episode, please reach out to us at [email protected].

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