On the animal health watch list: Bird Flu (Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza)

There are numerous reports of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) throughout the East Coast in wild bird populations which is a threat to poultry producers of all sizes.  See Ohio Department of Agriculture: Ohio Poultry Producers Encouraged to be Alert and Practice Enhanced Biosecurity

For a quick primer on the history and background see this newly published fact sheet from OSU: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

Also, see quick tips for the backyard poultry flock in this video: