Bird Flu Outbreak Hits Over 37M Birds Across 34 States

A severe outbreak of bird flu has continued to hit bird farms across the nation. On Monday, Pennsylvania reported the thirteenth farm in the state had been affected by the outbreak, which has now hit over 4 million birds in the Keystone State alone. In Iowa, a turkey farmer described the outbreak as extremely severe. He said it’s worse than a similar outbreak in 2015 … Continue reading Bird Flu Outbreak Hits Over 37M Birds Across 34 States

Bird Flu Spreads Across US, Egg Prices Soar  

A contagious strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza wiped out flocks across the US and killed millions of birds. The direct effect has been a nasty ripple effect of tight poultry meat and egg supplies, sending retail prices sky-high — adding to record-high food inflation.  The latest estimates from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) show around 24 million poultry birds like chickens and turkeys have died or been … Continue reading Bird Flu Spreads Across US, Egg Prices Soar