Avian Influenza Bird Flu Now in Alabama, Following Outbreaks in Tennessee and West Kentucky By The Associated Press & WKMS Staff • Mar 22, 2017 format35, 123rf Stock Photo A strain of avian influenza has reached Alabama - the third southern state in the past month. Officials say the nation’s poultry supply isn’t at risk. Christian County Chicken Flock Tested Positive for H7N9 Avian Influenza By Nicole Erwin • Mar 20, 2017 format35, 123rf Stock Photo A Christian County broiler flock of 22,000 hens has been culled after birds tested positive for avian influenza. Another Bird Flu Outbreak Confirmed in South Central Tennessee By Sydni Anderson • Mar 10, 2017 123RF Stock Photo Another outbreak of bird flu has been confirmed in a chicken flock in south central Tennessee. Routine screening tests Monday at a farm in Giles County indicated avian influenza.