Seven Stricken Minnesota Poultry Farms Have Been Restocked
St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota Board of Animal Health is reporting that seven of the commercial poultry farms that were hit by bird flu outbreaks this spring have now been restocked with turkeys.
The farms in central and western Minnesota, had been quarantined and underwent an extensive disinfection process.
Officials say Minnesota has not seen any new outbreaks of the virulent H5N2 virus since June 5th. Since early March, there have been 108 outbreaks in 23 Minnesota counties affecting over 9 million birds and turkeys.