Yet Another Bird Flu Outbreak Confirmed
St. Paul, MN (KROC AM News) - A deadly avian flu virus continues to spread in Minnesota poultry farms.
The U.S. Agriculture Department announced Tuesday that an outbreak has been confirmed at a second turkey farm in Kandiyohi County. The operation has about 30,000 birds. The first outbreak in that county, and a third in Stearns County were confirmed on Monday.
The state has now seen 8 outbreaks caused by the virulent H5N2 virus in commercial turkey flocks in western and central Minnesota in recent weeks.