Bird Flu & Dairy Cattle: Insights from Epidemiologist and Livestock Analyst

March 28, 2024

VideoCast: Following the discovery of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in dairy cattle in Texas, New Mexico, and Kansas, experts discuss its scientific and market implications. Dr. Greg Gray, an epidemiologist from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, emphasizes cautious analysis and collaboration between academia and agriculture. Despite concerns, Dr. Gray reassures consumers and producers, urging them not to panic and emphasizing the resilience of the agricultural sector in tackling such challenges. ShayLe Stewart, DTN Livestock Analyst, notes a temporary drop in cattle prices and stresses measured responses in the market. Both experts emphasize staying informed, remaining vigilant, and working together for long-term sustainability and resilience in the livestock industry.

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Watch Lane Nordlund's interview with Dr. Greg Gray and ShayLe Stewart, DTN Livestock Analyst below