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Turkey farmers worried about bird flu as waterfowl migrate south

 


Waterfowl — believed to be the ultimate source of bird flu — are heading south for the winter, and Minnesota turkey farmers are crossing their fingers. Consumers should be, too.

With the bird flu ravaging the Upper Midwest’s poultry industry in the spring, prices for turkey meat are soaring, and egg prices are high, too.

There’s no quick end in sight.

http://www.startribune.com/turkey-farmers-worried-about-bird-flu-as-waterfowl-migrate-south/331174391/


 

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