BARRON COUNTY (AP) — An eighth case of bird flu virus has been detected in Wisconsin.
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The property was immediately quarantined. Remaining birds will be euthanized and will not enter the flood supply.
Bird flu was first detected in Wisconsin at a commercial chicken flock in Jefferson County on April 13th. The number of affected birds has risen to more than 1.5 million in Wisconsin.
A ban on poultry movement to shows, exhibitions and swap meets in Barron, Chippewa, Jefferson and Juneau counties remains in effect through the end of May.