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.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new federal bird flu control policy says ventilation systems must be shut off as a means of suffocating entire poultry barns if other methods of euthanasia cannot be completed within 24 hours.
St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - The scientists searching for the source of the deadly bird flu virus that ravaged Minnesota’s turkey industry this spring are reporting a 2nd confirmed case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in a wild bird found in Minnesota.
St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota Board of Animal Health is reporting that seven of the commercial poultry farms that were hit by bird flu outbreaks this spring have now been restocked with turkeys.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Restaurants are struggling to deal with higher egg prices and an inability to get enough eggs in the midst of a shortage brought about by a bird flu virus that has wiped out millions of chickens on commercial farms.