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Highly pathogenic avian influenza found in Texas, Kansas dairy cattle

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State and federal officials continue to investigate after highly pathogenic avian influenza is identified in clinical samples obtained from dairy cattle in Texas and Kansas

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Number of states with HPAI-infected dairy cows grows

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Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced April 1 and 2 that these mark the first known cases of HPAI in cattle in Idaho and New Mexico, and add to the two detections in Texas and two in Kansas that were announced on March 25.

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Animal scientist Grandin awarded honorary DVM by Kansas State

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Despite the many honorary degrees Temple Grandin, PhD, has received for her advocacy on behalf of animals and autistic people, she received her first honorary veterinary degree this May.

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USDA, DHS celebrate opening of National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility

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Dignitaries gathered this May in Manhattan, Kansas, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NABF), a cutting-edge animal disease research facility replacing the Plum Island Animal Disease Center in New York.

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You Never Know What You’ll Find in Kansas

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The sun was setting fast as my mom and I left Council Grove, Kansas, after a delicious steak dinner and a three hour expedition across the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. We loved the undulating green of the Kansas Flint Hills, and the positive endorphins of the hike pumped through our veins. There was a lake here?

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The Blood Pheasant

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But an excerpt from “Train to Kansas City”, a song also covered by the Shop Assistants. Or if you like Kansas City but dislike trains, you can listen to “ Kansas City ” by Okkervil River. Probably not containing Blood Pheasant blood, though. This song mentions R.E.M.,

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Snowy Owl Shot in Kansas

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As bad as birders think photographers are and photographers think birders are neither is as bad as the jerk who took a pot shot at a Snowy Owl in Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area, near Great Bend, Kansas. The bird was brought in to a veterinarian but it was too late and the owl died.

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