Avian flu unnerving more turkey producers
Poultry producers in Minnesota and across the United States are bracing for the further spread of avian flu.
More than 2.6 million Minnesota turkeys have died from the disease, or have been killed to keep the virus from spreading.
Scientists are struggling to figure out how the virus has spread so rapidly. Some people say strong winds, or biosecurity mistakes may be introducing the virus into barns.
MPR News host Cathy Wurzer spoke with Steve Olson, executive director of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, about the outbreak.
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