One in eight of Iowa’s laying hens dies in bird flu outbreaks

In less than three weeks, more than 10 million egg-laying hens have died in outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) across the country. The casualties included 13 percent  — one in eight — of laying hens in Iowa, the No. 1 egg-producing state, said the Agriculture Department on Monday. An egg farm in northwestern… » Read More

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