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August 9, 2016
Cargill stops using human antibiotic to prevent disease in turkeys
August 9, 2016 - 12:43pm
August 28, 2015
Mariah Huberty, 17, representing Chisago County, describes to judge Bart Pals how she would take her New Hampshire chicken out of the cage Thursday during Advanced Showmanship competition in the Poultry Barn at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights. “I’ve had chickens since I was six,” said Huberty, of Harris. “This year I’ve had 719 birds. I was kinda upset (about the cancellation). I always liked the state fair.” (Jean Pieri | PIONEER PRESS)
No bird flu worries shown at state fair
August 28, 2015 - 10:10pm
August 27, 2015
Poultry show contestants stand next to birdless cages Thursday at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Pens without poultry
August 27, 2015 - 11:46pm
May 6, 2015
Rep. Ron Erhardt holds up a jar of what appears to be candy labeled “bird flu vaccine” Tuesday in the Minnesota House. He later apologized for making light of bird flu, which has killed more than 5 million turkeys. (Image from Minnesota House television)
Editorial: Erhardt’s fowl joke was very poor move
May 6, 2015 - 7:00am
April 25, 2015
Editorial: Avian flu impact is serious for state
April 25, 2015 - 7:03am
April 24, 2015
Kandiyohi County records 10th avian flu case
April 24, 2015 - 10:46am
April 23, 2015
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announces Thursday, April 23, 2015, that he has declared a state of emergency over an avian flu outbreak. State Veterinarian Dr. Bill Hartmann looks on. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Gov. Dayton declares a state of emergency over avian flu
April 23, 2015 - 4:30pm
April 21, 2015
Hormel says turkey sales to be reduced by avian flu outbreak
April 21, 2015 - 12:56am
Avian flu confirmed in 6th flock in Kandiyohi County
April 21, 2015 - 12:52am
April 7, 2015
Avian Flu infects a second turkey flock in Kandiyohi County
April 7, 2015 - 1:38pm
March 29, 2015
The highly pathogenic avian influenza has struck a third commercial turkey flock in Minnesota, this time in Stearns County. The county is the state’s second highest producer of poultry behind Kandiyohi County. (SUBMITTED)
Flock of 40,000 turkeys in Stearns County to be euthanized
March 29, 2015 - 11:49pm
March 28, 2015
Avian influenza strikes Stearns County turkey flock
March 28, 2015 - 3:49pm
March 5, 2015
Deadly bird flu strain makes its first strike in Minnesota
March 5, 2015 - 11:58pm
April 26, 2014
Orsten elected to Turkey Research and Promotion Council
April 26, 2014 - 9:00am