Iowa farms devastated, impacts unknown as bird flu spreads

The Armageddon Times

554d86c30ad8c.image_Iowa produces more eggs than any state in the country, and is ninth nationally in turkey production. But both industries are being rocked by a relentless virus that is forcing farmers to destroy entire flocks. A highly pathogenic avian influenza — or bird flu — believed to be introduced by wild waterfowl such as ducks and geese has infected dozens of Iowa farms, causing the death and disposal of more than 20 million birds. While some farmers cope with devastating losses, others are taking every precaution possible to prevent the disease’s spread, knowing full well it could all be in vain. Read Article

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