Trade and Consumer Protection
An eighth case of bird flu virus has been detected in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection said Sunday the latest case is in a commercial turkey flock in Barron County. About 16,000 breeding turkeys and nearly 42,000 hatching eggs are affected. It is the fourth reported case in Barron County.
There’s another case of bird flu in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection said Wednesday that H5 avian influenza has been detected in an unidentified turkey flock in Chippewa County.
Wisconsin has confirmed its second and third outbreaks of a form of bird flu that’s deadly to poultry.
Wisconsin’s wineries are hopeful that this year’s warm, dry summer creates a big harvest for grapes.
La Crosse County faces a quarantine on firewood and lumber after the emerald ash borer was confirmed in the southwestern Wisconsin county.