Bird flu virus creeps across Missouri, prompts more culling

May 6, 2015 4:48 PM

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A strain of bird flu responsible for the deaths of millions of chickens and turkeys in several states is spreading across Missouri.

The Missouri Department of Agriculture confirmed Wednesday that a backyard flock of mixed poultry in northeast Missouri's Lewis County has been found to be infected with a strain of HFN2 flu.

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