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Farm Progress America, October 17, 2022

Max Armstrong offers a look at the challenge of avian influenza on the nation’s turkey flocks.

October 17, 2022

Max Armstrong discusses the challenge of avian influenza which has let to the death of 47 million birds according to USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. A lot of those deaths have been with turkeys which may lead to a shortage of birds for Thanksgiving. But the National Turkey Federation shares that consumers buying a frozen turkey will be able to find one, but purchase of a fresh bird that’s not frozen will be in tight supply.

Max Armstrong's Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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