ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A University of Minnesota study says farmers who actively tilled fields near turkey barns in the early days of last year's bird flu outbreak may have unwittingly helped spread the virus.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says two more Minnesota turkey flocks have tested presumptive for bird flu.
The farms are in Kandiyohi and Swift counties. The number of birds affected at those two farms has not yet been determined...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It's been five months since the H5N2 bird flu virus was discovered in the U.S., and producers have lost more than 21 million birds in the Midwest alone.
Yet, researchers with federal agencies acknowledge they still know little about the virus' origin and how it spreads, especially with heightened biosecurity measures at commercial poultry farms and the apparent lack of wide