According to sources, A third commercial poultry breeding operation in the state of Tennessee has now tested positive for bird flu. This follows the recent discovery of bird flu less than two weeks ago that was reported relatively close at a farm. Officials are reporting that the chickens at both locations have tested positive for the same strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza. The report indicates that State agricultural officials announced that the latest chicken breeding facility to
be infected is in Lincoln County, TN. Lincoln County lies south of Nashville close to the Alabama state line. Another chicken breeding facility has been diagnosed with infected birds is in neighboring Giles County. Also, Alabama also made headlines recently, as Bird flu was reportedly discovered there infecting poultry at three different sites in northern Alabama.