University of Maryland Extension

Avian Influenza (A.I.)

Biosecurity Update - Avian Influenza



For general information on Avian Influenza, visit the AI eXtension homepage:

Also visit the Avian Influenza Facebook page for recent developments and discussions on AI:

To track AI outbreaks in the U.S., go to:



For AI biosecurity Moodle courses, go to: then click on

Create an eXtension username and password if you don’t have an eXtension account.

For AI Biosecurity for backyard flock owners and emergency responders, go to: 

For AI biosecurity for youth and 4-H members, go to: then click on Avian Influenza Biosecurity for Youth and 4H Members

For other helpful resources on AI, go to:

For current status of A.I. in Maryland, see the Bird Flu Blog at:


  and follow @MdBirdFlu on Twitter.   Also, see the Bird Flu Press Kit at:




Prepared By The University of Maryland Poultry Extension Team

Jonathan Moyle, Ph.D., Poultry Specialist

Nathanial L. Tablante, DVM, MPVM, MS, DACPV

Associate Professor and Extension Poultry Veterinarian

Jennifer L. Rhodes, Sr. Agent, Extension Educator

Nickolas G. Zimmerman, Ph.D., Animal & Avian Sciences



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