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Will Turkey Take This Thanksgiving Off?

No doubt you have seen the signs in the grocery stores. Eggs are as much as five dollars a dozen in some spots and turkey lunch meats are in short supply at the deli counter. As we reported last spring the poultry industry has been combating a devastating bird flu epidemic that has so far cost that industry nearly $1 billion in production. While forecasts for holiday turkey remain optimistic …
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Holiday Turkey Could Be in Short Supply

The 2015 holiday season in the United States is in trouble already: there may not be a Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey on the table this year and if there is it will surely cost a lot more. A dangerous bird flu is sweeping the US Midwest poultry industry and experts say they may not have time to raise enough turkeys for market in time for Thanksgiving. The virulent H5N2 strain …