Kandiyohi County Records 40th Bird Flu CaseThe top turkey producing county in the country's top turkey state has recorded its 40th case of bird flu. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health on Friday said the state's latest presumed positive detection is a turkey farm in Kandiyohi County.
Good Question: How Can Humans Catch The Bird Flu?The Centers for Disease Control issued another warning Wednesday to doctors and health officials: be on the lookout for people infected with avian flu. Minnesota health officials right now are monitoring poultry workers and others who might be exposed to infected birds. So far, no one has shown signs of getting sick.
USDA: Bird Flu Vaccine Not Good Enough For OutbreakThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says a bird flu vaccine doesn't work well enough to approve it for emergency use against the current outbreak that's shaken the Midwest poultry industry.
Large Renville County Chicken Farm Hit By Bird FluThe Minnesota Board of Animal Health says the farms with presumptive positive test results announced Wednesday included one with 415,000 young chickens that had not started laying eggs, and a turkey farm where the flock size was not immediately available.
Hard-Hit Kandiyohi County Reports 39th Bird Flu CaseThe top turkey producing county in the top turkey state has reported another case of bird flu. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health reported presumptive positive test results Tuesday from a 39th flock in Kandiyohi County.
Brown County Records Minnesota's 103rd Bird Flu CaseThe Minnesota Board of Animal Health on Monday said the presumptive positive case announced Monday is the fourth farm in Brown County to be affected by the outbreaks.
Brown County Records Minnesota's 103rd Bird Flu CaseA turkey farm in Brown County of south-central Minnesota has become the latest in the state to fall victim to bird flu. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health on Monday said the presumptive positive case announced Monday is the fourth farm in Brown County to be affected by the outbreaks.
4 New Cases Push Minnesota Bird Flu Toll To Over 100 FarmsThe Board of Animal Health on Friday reported presumptive positive tests from flocks in Kandiyohi, Renville and Brown counties, while Blue Earth County recorded its first detection since the H5N2 virus was first confirmed in Minnesota in early March.
Kandiyohi County Hit Hard From Bird Flu CrisisSo far, 97 farms have been affected by the bird flu since the outbreak began in March. Kandiyohi County is ground zero with 37 of those farms. The state announced three new cases of the bird flu today, six new ones were reported yesterday.
Bird Flu Returns To Minnesota With 6 Newly Infected FarmsBird flu has returned to Minnesota after a lull of over a week with no new cases, with presumptive positive test results from six turkey farms. The new detections announced by the Minnesota Board of Animal Health on Tuesday.
Dayton Vetoes Agriculture-Environment And Jobs-Energy BillsGov. Mark Dayton has vetoed two major budget bills ahead of a Saturday night deadline for final action on bills passed before the legislative session ended late Monday.
Iowa Reports New Bird Flu Turkey Case In Pocahontas CountyIowa agriculture officials say an additional turkey farm in Pocahontas County has tested positive for bird flu. If confirmed, the case will be the third in that county. The case brings the Iowa total to 64 farms with bird flu.
Bird Flu Outbreak Forces Minnesota Companies To Cut JobsRembrandt Enterprises is laying off nearly 40 full-time employees, for now. The virus hit its egg-laying plant in Renville earlier this month and forced them to put down more than 2 million chickens.
Largest Minnesota Farm Hit By Bird Flu To Lay Off 39 WorkersThe largest Minnesota farm to be hit by bird flu is temporarily laying off 39 full-time employees. The outbreak at the Rembrandt Enterprises egg farm in Renville was confirmed last week.
Bird Flu Crisis Slows In Minnesota, Focus Now On RecoveryMinnesota notched six straight days without a new case of bird flu on Thursday, and though state officials aren't ready to say the outbreak is over, they're beginning to stand down.