An outbreak that led to the deaths of over 40 million chickens and turkeys and contributed to a spike in egg and meat prices appears to be waning, but experts worry another surge could take hold this fall.
Articles Tagged: Avian flu
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Agriculture May. 13, 2022 6:00 am
Since Iowa confirmed it latest case of the avian flu May 2 in a backyard flock in Bremer County, at least 16 other outbreaks in eight states have been reported, leading farmers to cull tens of thousands of chickens, turkeys and ducks to slow the spread of the disease, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Jared Strong - Iowa Capital Dispatch
Environmental News Apr. 8, 2022 6:00 am
Wild ducks that are prominent carriers of the highly contagious avian influenza are migrating through Iowa in their greatest numbers this month.