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The farm is back in operation after 3 months, and the US is importing eggs because of H5N2.
H5N2 has been found in wild Canada geese in a Detroit suburb, its first detection in Michigan.
Reasons for not using a vaccine include low effectiveness and likely loss of markets for US poultry.
Probable avian flu has struck poultry farms in Minnesota and Iowa and a small flock in Nebraska.
Flocks from 21,000 to 50,000 birds in Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota were hit, and tests for H5N2 are pending.
Four new outbreaks in chickens and turkeys join the 181 already counted by the USDA since last December.
Minnesota has 6 new outbreaks, Iowa 3, and Nebraska 1, its third in the same area.
Iowa officials announced the ban in the wake of 3 new H5 outbreaks.
Iowa has now had 56 outbreaks, and experts estimate a $310 million economic loss in Minnesota because of direct and indirect costs of H5N2.
Big layer farms in Nebraska and South Dakota were hit, as were 2 farms each in Minnesota and Iowa.
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