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bird flu

May 21, 2015
Avian influenza leads to layoffs in Renville
May 21, 2015 - 11:37pm
Hormel Foods disputes turkey forecast
May 21, 2015 - 12:00am
May 20, 2015
Hormel Foods expects turkey shortfall in early 2016
May 20, 2015 - 11:16pm
Kandiyohi County serves as state bird flu response hub
May 20, 2015 - 1:07am
May 18, 2015
Semis arrive and depart Monday from the Jennie-O Turkey Store plant on Litchfield Avenue in Willmar. For every 100 jobs lost due to reduced poultry processing, nine are lost in the trucking industry, according to the University of Minnesota Extension. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Bird flu losses top $309M
May 18, 2015 - 11:10pm
Rembrandt confirms 2M egg layers affected at Renville site
May 18, 2015 - 11:07pm
May 14, 2015
Avian influenza recently reached an egg-laying facility in Renville County, affecting about 2,000 chickens. (SUBMITTED/Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota  and Minnesota Board of Animal Health)
Bird flu strikes Renville County
May 14, 2015 - 11:55pm
Nebraska declares state of emergency in bird flu outbreak
May 14, 2015 - 11:45pm
May 12, 2015
Erik Nazerenus, kitchen manager, stands recently next to a sign in front of the Oaks Restaurant at Eagle Creek Golf Course in Willmar. General manager Jenna Chapin said people are ordering the turkey burgers and the wait staff is recommending it. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
On the menu
May 12, 2015 - 11:22pm
May 11, 2015
USDA offers bird flu help online
May 11, 2015 - 11:39pm
May 7, 2015
Flu hits more Kandiyohi, Swift County poultry flocks
May 7, 2015 - 11:27pm
Fowl are exhibited July 17, 2009, at the Red River Valley Fair. The exhibit will be closed this year due to concerns of a bird flu outbreak. (Forum News Service/David Samson)
Avian flu leads North Dakota fair to cancel poultry exhibit
May 7, 2015 - 11:23pm
May 6, 2015
Ron Danielson of Grove City fills his tank Wednesday at SuperAmerica in Willmar. Danielson said his work at Jennie-O Plant 4 was cut back to four days a week. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Poultry industry receives some good news
May 6, 2015 - 11:52pm
Experts suspect avian flu spreads from farm to farm or by the wind
May 6, 2015 - 11:33pm
May 5, 2015
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt leans into a grill to flip a turkey burger Tuesday as lawmakers serve up a free meal to support the state turkey industry. Officials assure consumers that turkey is safe to eat when properly cooked. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis)
Safe turkey message loses traction with uneducated politician
May 5, 2015 - 11:35pm