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Indiana State Board of Animal Health

BOAH > Species Information > Avian/Birds > Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

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Hotlines

 Report dead poultry  1-866-536-7593
 Report dead wild birds
 (5 or more dead wild birds)
 812-334-1137
 dfwinput@dnr.IN.gov
 Information  http://healthybirds.aphis.usda.gov/

 

Affected Counties

At this time Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza has not been diagnosed in Indiana.

 

HPAI Information

Click here for information on how to recognize the signs, use biosecurity and prevent spread.

 

Food Safety & Human Health 

The egg and poultry supplies are safe. HPAI presents no threat to food safety. Always cook poultry products to 165 degrees.

In some instances, strains of HPAI viruses can be infectious to people. The current circulating strains of HPAI (2015) have had no history of transmission to humans.

 

Permit Requirements for Control Areas

Permits are required for all eggs, birds, semen and products that are moved into Indiana from an HPAI control area. The owner should contact the State Veterinarian in the state-of-origin for a permit and specific requirements.

 

Response Zones

Click here for details about affected areas, including quarantines and movement restrictions.

 

Resources

FAQs About Avian Influenza
What's the Difference Between Avian Flu v. Pan Flu
Biosecurity for the birds