Iowa turkey farms hit hard by bird flu
This year’s highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak continued last week as more than 42 new outbreaks were identified nationwide, including four new sites in Iowa.
Iowa turkey farmers experienced the bulk of last week’s losses, with more than 85,000 birds depopulated at three locations due to positive HPAI cases, one each in Hamilton, Hardin and Sac counties. Additionally, a 15,000 breeder chicken site in Humboldt County had a confirmed...
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