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Apr 27, 2015

Apr 27, 2015
Egg production

Avian flu hits more farms in Iowa, Minnesota

Almost 10 million Iowa chickens are newly affected, and Minnesota has at least four more turkey outbreaks.

Apr 24, 2015

Apr 24, 2015
Lone turkey

Avian flu strikes again in North Dakota, Minnesota

More outbreaks on both turkey and chicken farms join the rampage of cases of the highly pathogenic H5 infection.

Apr 23, 2015

Apr 23, 2015
Chicken farm

Minnesota declares H5N2 emergency as spread continues

A chicken farm and backyard flock in Minnesota are newly affected, as well as more turkeys in Wisconsin and Iowa.

Apr 22, 2015

Apr 22, 2015
Turkey

USDA hopes weather will help as H5N2 outbreaks mount

Officials mull the effects of weather, migration routes, and possible airborne spread.

Apr 20, 2015

Apr 20, 2015
Chicken flock

H5N2 strikes again in Iowa, Minnesota

The farm in Iowa houses 5.3 million chickens, 2 more Minnesota turkey farms are affected, and Ontario has a new outbreak.

Apr 17, 2015

Apr 17, 2015
Turkeys in barn

H5N2 strikes more Minnesota farms, South Dakota flock

H5N2 has now affected over 1.7 million Minnesota birds, 2.4 million in central US.

Apr 16, 2015

Apr 16, 2015
Turkey close-up

Wisconsin reports H5N2 in turkeys, backyard poultry

Wisconsin now has had 3 outbreaks, and the USDA reports 43 total outbreaks.

Apr 14, 2015

Apr 14, 2015
Two turkeys

H5N2 strikes 8 more Minnesota farms, reaches Iowa

The Minnesota outbreaks affect 542,500 turkeys, and the virus also turned up across the border in Iowa.

Apr 13, 2015

Apr 13, 2015
Commercial chicken farm

H5N2 reaches Wisconsin, expands in SD, Minnesota

With Wisconsin now affected, experts ponder what's causing the historic outbreak on numerous Midwestern farms.

Apr 10, 2015

Apr 10, 2015
Farm turkeys

H5N2 expands its Minnesota reach, hits 4 more farms

H5N2 has now struck 13 Minnesota farms, affecting almost 900,000 turkeys.

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