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May 29, 2015
Avian flu toll now counts 102 farms in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — The number of farms in Minnesota affected by the highly pathogenic avian influenza has now reached 102, with four presumptive positive flocks reported on Friday. The state Board of Animal Health reported that the four presumptive positive flocks were identified on farms...
May 29, 2015 - 11:23pm
May 15, 2015
Locals react to ban: Deadline extended for 4-H poultry families to register IDs for different species to show at the fair
WILLMAR –– Since at least February, 4-H members enrolled in the poultry program have been babying their baby chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese...
May 15, 2015 - 11:10pm
All poultry shows and fairs cancelled in Minnesota this year
ST. PAUL — All bird exhibitions at county fairs, the State Fair and other gatherings of birds is cancelled this year because of the avian...
May 15, 2015 - 9:14am
May 8, 2015
No new avian flu infections on Friday
ST. PAUL — No new cases of the highly pathogenic avian influenza were reported on Friday, according to the Minnesota Board of Animal Health. There are currently 84 affected farms in 21 counties since the virus reached Minnesota in early March. A total of 5,592,932 birds are affected,...
May 8, 2015 - 11:14pm
May 7, 2015
Red River Valley Fair cancels poultry exhibits for 2015 fair
WEST FARGO - Organizers for the Red River Valley Fair say concerns over the spread of avian flu have forced them to cancel this year's poultry exhibit. The ongoing outbreak of bird flu has led to the destruction of nearly 26 million turkeys and chickens nationwide, with the majority...
May 7, 2015 - 10:05am
May 6, 2015
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Venenga to deli brand manager
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store announces that Shelly Venenga has been promoted to brand manager for the deli division at the Willmar Corporate office. Venenga has been with the company since 1998 in various positions including quality control manager, production supervisor, senior...
May 6, 2015 - 12:50am
May 4, 2015
More than 5 million birds in Minnesota dead from flu outbreak
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's poultry death toll went beyond 5 million birds Monday when state officials announced 80 farms in 21 counties have been hit by the H5N2 avian influenza.
May 4, 2015 - 3:03pm
April 28, 2015
New bird flu cases likely in Iowa, millions of birds affected:
Chicago (Reuters) - Initial tests have found probable avian influenza outbreaks at five new commercial poultry sites in Iowa, affecting...
April 28, 2015 - 8:00am
April 27, 2015
Tamiflu offered to poultry farm workers in Midwest as bird flu battle escalates
Hundreds of farm workers exposed to a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu have been offered antiviral medication as a preventative measure in...
April 27, 2015 - 12:10pm
April 25, 2015
Asphyxiation used to kill condemned poultry
MOORHEAD — The deadly avian flu that has claimed or condemned an estimated 2.6 million turkeys in Minnesota alone poses a grim problem: how to kill large flocks of birds. In most cases, death is administered by asphyxiation, either from carbon dioxide gas or, in a method that is...
April 25, 2015 - 12:22am
April 23, 2015
Gov. Dayton declares a state of emergency over avian flu
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency as 2.6 million turkeys have because of avian influenza since early last...
April 23, 2015 - 4:30pm
April 21, 2015
Bird flu hits second chicken flock in NW Iowa, largest U.S. farm yet
HARRIS, Iowa — Bird flu has hit only the second known chicken flock in the United States and its largest flock so far, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed Monday.
April 21, 2015 - 12:57am
Hormel says turkey sales to be reduced by avian flu outbreak
AUSTIN — Hormel Foods Corporation said Monday that its Jennie-O Turkey Store segment will sell less turkey and related products due to the developing bird flu outbreak. “We are experiencing significant challenges in our turkey supply chain due to the recent (highly pathogenic...
April 21, 2015 - 12:56am
Avian flu confirmed in 6th flock in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR — The highly pathogenic avian influenza was confirmed in a sixth turkey flock in Kandiyohi County on Monday. A seventh flock was euthanized as a precautionary measure because of its exposure to the infected flock, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. The...
April 21, 2015 - 12:52am
April 18, 2015
Wild turkey hunters in five counties asked to help with avian influenza surveillance
WILLMAR — Successful wild turkey hunters in Kandiyohi, Pope, Meeker, Swift and Stearns counties can help determine if highly pathogenic avian influenza is present in Minnesota wildlife by allowing a sample to be collected from their turkeys. “(Highly pathogenic avian influenza)...
April 18, 2015 - 12:56am