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May 05, 2015

May 05, 2015
Barn turkey

H5N2 suspected on 5 more Iowa, Minnesota farms

Iowa has 3 new outbreaks and Minnesota 2, while feds free up $330 million for response.

May 01, 2015

May 01, 2015
Turkey barn

Facing 4 more H5N2 outbreaks, Iowa declares emergency

The emergency declaration activates response plans statewide and in affected counties.

Apr 30, 2015

Apr 30, 2015
Laying hens

Avian flu taking big toll in Iowa; virus found in Minnesota hawk

Nine more outbreaks in Iowa put that state's losses at a quarter of the state's 60 million layer hens.

Apr 28, 2015

Apr 28, 2015
Wild geese and ducks

H5N2 turns up in Kentucky wild birds

Avian flu has been found in a dead duck and dead goose in Kentucky and in more farm turkeys in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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.

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