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Avian flu outbreak takes heavy toll

The highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak is taking a heavy toll on the turkey industry. National Turkey Federation vice chair John Zimmerman is a grower from Northfield, Minnesota and tells Brownfield he’s been very fortunate not to be directly affected by avian flu. “But many... Read More.

Will there be another HPAI outbreak this spring?

A state ag secretary says poultry producers are bracing for the possibility of another outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza this spring. Iowa’s Mike Naig says the virus had a major impact in 2023 with millions of birds depopulated across the state. “We had... Read More.