H5N2's Murky Market Impacts
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Fri Apr 17, 2015 10:37 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- It's a bad time to be a turkey, especially in Minnesota, the country's top turkey-producing state.

Barely a day in April has gone by without a new case of H5N2 avian influenza virus. More than 2 million birds, primarily turkeys, in eight states have died or have been culled due to the outbreak.

The outbreak's prognosis is unclear. USDA specialists can't predict how many farms or how many birds will eventually be involved. They don't know if the illness will quiet down this summer, or if it will return next fall as the wild birds suspected of ...

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