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Bird Flu

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  • Amid bird flu outbreak, turkey farmers increase security

    Poultry producers in the nation's top turkey state are taking extra steps to protect their flocks after a devastating strain of bird flu was confirmed at two Minnesota farms in as many days last week, a disease that had already slammed the doors shut on some key export markets.
  • Bird flu spreads among Minnesota turkey farms

    Bird flu spreads among Minnesota turkey farms
    An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the highly contagious disease...

    Caution urged after bird flu turns up in Cheyenne-area goose

    The Wyoming Game and Fish Department on Thursday urged people to be careful handling wild or domestic fowl because Wyoming is now among the states where a strain of bird flu has turned up in recent months. A goose from the Cheyenne area recently tested...

    Massachusetts farm cancels Easter egg hunt over bird flu

    A western Massachusetts farm has canceled its annual Easter egg hunt because of bird flu fears. Diemand Farm in Wendell says it doesn't want to risk humans passing the avian influenza virus to its chickens and turkeys during the hunt planned for...

    New bird flu strain has poultry farmers scrambling

    Animal health experts and poultry growers are scrambling to determine how a dangerous new strain of bird flu infected poultry flocks in four states — and to stop it from spreading. Avian influenza is common in wild migratory waterfowl but doesn't...