Mild form of bird flu found in Minn. turkey flock

Published 8:03 am Wednesday, October 24, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS — Authorities report an outbreak of a mild form of bird flu in turkeys in Kandiyohi County of west-central Minnesota.

The World Organization for Animal Health says routine surveillance testing confirmed on Monday the presence of a low pathogenic N5N2 virus in a flock of 40,000 turkeys in Minnesota’s top turkey producing county.

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