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Bird Flu: 5.3 Million Layers To Be Culled
Jeremy Chartier | Backyard Poultry
April 21, 2015

On April 20, the USDA confirmed the most recent Avian Influenza, or Bird Flu, outbreak in Osceola County, Iowa. This flock marks the largest single flock infection to date, weighing in at a staggering 5.3 million layer hens which will be culled. Until this announcement, the USDA’s death toll numbers were slightly higher than 2.7 Million birds affected by Bird Flu, but now USDA reports a total death toll of 8,002,923, dating back to the December 2014 outbreak in Douglass Oregon… Read Full Article


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