Bird Flu Drives Farms To Send Free-Range Hens IndoorsIs it OK for free-range chickens to not range freely? That’s a question free-range egg producers have been pondering lately as they try to protect chickens from a highly infectious bird flu that has killed roughly 28 million poultry across the country.
'We Remain Hopeful': Gov. Tim Walz, Minnesota Senators Praise State's Bird Flu Fight Minnesota's governor and U.S. senators went to the heart of the state's poultry country Tuesday for a first-hand look at how the top turkey-producing state is fighting bird flu, and said the state is better positioned now than it was during the devastating 2015 outbreak.
Bird Flu Having 'Devastating' Impact On Minnesota Raptors“These birds are coming in having incredible seizures, they’re unable to stand, they’re vocalizing. They’re kind of in end stages of this virus," said Dr. Victoria Hall.
What You Need To Know About Bird Feeders And Bird FluSome wildlife experts are encouraging people to take down their bird feeders this spring. It's a precautionary measure due to the fast-spreading bird flu. But the science is unclear when it comes to the impact of the virus on songbirds.
Take Down Your Bird Feeders To Stop Spread Of Bird Flu, U Of M Raptor Center SaysTo help mitigate the spread of bird flu, the Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota is asking people to take down bird feeders and stop using bird baths this spring.
Bird Flu Detected In Western Wisconsin FlockBird flu has been identified in a commercial poultry flock in Polk County.
Zoos, Animal Sanctuaries Take Precautions Against Bird FluWisconsin zoos and animal sanctuaries are taking precautions against the avian flu by limiting tours, closing aviaries and implementing other safety measures to protect birds against the highly contagious disease.
Bird Flu Detected In Barron County FlockThe Wisconsin Department of Agriculture says bird flu has been detected in a poultry flock in Barron County.
Waverly Business Hatches Plan With Local Community To Save On Egg Prices Amid Bird Flu, Inflation A combination of bird flu and inflation are causing the price of eggs to skyrocket ahead of the Easter holiday.
Minnesota Legislature Approves Emergency $1M For Fight Against Bird FluThe Minnesota Legislature rushed through $1 million in emergency funding Thursday to bolster the fight against bird flu, a highly contagious disease that has cost the state's turkey farmers more than 1 million birds.
Minnesota Legislature OKs $1M In Emergency Funds For Bird Flu FightMinnesota animal health officials say more than a million birds across the state have now been infected with bird flu. Most of the affected operations are commercial turkey flocks. The birds are euthanized to keep the virus from spreading.