Vermont farms on the watch for avian flu

There have been no positive test results for avian flu in Vermont cows, State Veterinarian Kristin Haas assured members of the House Agriculture committee earlier this month.

Bobcat in Cornwall tests positive for avian flu

A bobcat and two Red-tailed Hawks found dead in Cornwall have tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza virus infection, according to preliminary lab results shared with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department on Feb. 15. 

Avian flu found in Vermont bald eagles

With the unfortunate discovery of a deceased bald eagle in North Hero and one ill bald eagle in Shelburne on March 29, Vermont joined 33 other states across the country in detecting highly pathogenic avian influenza in the environment.