Deadly Bird Flu Confirmed At 8 More Minnesota Turkey Farms

April 15, 2015 12:30 AM

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Deadly Bird Flu Confirmed At 8 More Minnesota Turkey Farms

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — State and federal officials have announced the discovery of a deadly bird flu strain at eight more Minnesota turkey farms, raising the state’s total to 22.

The eight farms have a combined 542,500 turkeys. Minnesota producers had already lost 910,000 birds to the disease since early March. This pushes the state’s total losses to nearly 1.5 million birds.

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