Wyoming Emergency Poultry Rule Due to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza


April 28, 2022

With the continued spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) across the United States, biosecurity for poultry owners is a top priority. HPAI has been confirmed in domestic poultry in 29 states, affecting approximately 31 million birds. To decrease potential spread of the disease, the Wyoming Livestock Board (WLSB) has passed an emergency rule limiting poultry movement.

The emergency poultry rule was signed into effect by Governor Mark Gordon on Tuesday, 4/19. All poultry events, including exhibitions, swaps, tours, sales, and competitions, are prohibited. The prohibition does not...

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