Three Wild Geese In Illinois Test Positive For Avian Flu
March 11, 2022 7:30AM CST
Illinois officials are reporting that three wild geese in Illinois tested positive for the Avian flu. Three Canada geese in Will County were submitted for sampling on March 2nd. The findings were then confirmed by the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services. The birds are the first confirmed cases of Eurasian H5 Avian Influenza in a wild bird in Illinois this year.