Avian influenza strains Minnesota's poultry farmers

Woman works at a lab table
Lab technician Ashley Hurley prepares mycoplasma serum samples April 4, 2022. The samples are from local turkeys that will be tested at the Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory in Willmar, Minn.
Paul Middlestaedt for MPR News

Avian flu continues to spread through Minnesota. The last outbreak of avian flu seven years ago affected 9 million birds. Minnesota is the number one producer of turkeys in the country so many people are watching the situation closely. That includes MPR News reporter Kirsti Marohn, who joined Cathy to give details about the spread.

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