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Posts tagged turkeys

February 11, 2016

 

Domestic turkeys mill about in a holding pen

USDA Slammed For Slow Suffocation In Bird Flu Culls

In a bird flu outbreak in Indiana last month, some of the 400,000 euthanized birds were killed by “ventilation shutdown,” a method the USDA approved last year.

January 25, 2016

 

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Seven Things To Know About The 2016 Bird Flu

Although this outbreak is so far relatively small, it is a concern because of last year’s devastating avian flu outbreak in the upper Midwest.

January 21, 2016

 

turkeys in poultry barn

400,000 Birds Killed, What’s Next In Avian Flu Outbreak?

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is partnering with the USDA to address the ongoing outbreak of avian flu in Dubois County.

August 31, 2015

 

baby turkeys

Officials, Farmers Prepare For Fall Bird Flu Outbreak

After criticisms of their response to the spring outbreak, USDA officials say they have a plan for this fall that could handle twice as many infections.

August 20, 2015

 

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Turkeys Back In Barns After Bird Flu

Farmers have reached a milestone in the recovery from the massive avian flu outbreak last spring. Birds are back in the barns at this Iowa farm.

May 21, 2015

 

dead poultry

Avian Flu Outbreak Takes Poultry Producers Into Uncharted Territory

The outbreak has affected 174 farms in 15 states. Because there's no vaccine, infected and even healthy birds must be killed to try to stop the virus.

November 22, 2014

 

Doris Lee: Thanksgiving

Judith Barter, Farm Bill Saving (Or Not), Cranberry Cocktail

A conversation about how food and alcohol have been depicted in American art with Judith Barter. Turkeys on the farm. Cranberry cocktail shake-up.

November 16, 2012

Local Poultry 

900 turkeys at Schacht Farm

Schacht Farm Provides Local Turkeys For Thanksgiving

Mandy Corry of Schacht Farm has been raising turkeys for seven years. Each year brings new challenges, especially in regards to Mother Nature.

January 8, 2012

Fashionable Poultry 

Buttercup Cockerel

Entering The Glamorous World Of Poultry Shows

Do you fancy yourself as a poultry aficionado? You may be surprised to learn that it is a time-honored tradition that can be quite fun.

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