Largest Minnesota Farm Hit By Bird Flu To Lay Off 39 Workers

May 22, 2015 1:24 AM

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RENVILLE, Minn. (AP) — The 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. All 2 million chickens there will have to be killed to ensure the complete eradication of the H5N2 virus. The Spirit Lake, Iowa-based company said Thursday that the layoffs will start around June 1. While Rembran...

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