ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — One more Minnesota turkey farm has been struck by bird flu, this time in Renville County.

The Board of Animal Health announced the new presumptive case Thursday. The size of the flock is still being determined.

The new case raises the total of Minnesota farms affected to 98 since the state’s first case of H5N2 avian influenza was confirmed in early March.

The board says the outbreaks have cost Minnesota turkey and chicken producers nearly 8.3 million birds, not counting some farms where flock sizes remain pending.

Minnesota went 10 straight days with no reports of new cases until six new cases were reported Tuesday. Three more cases were reported Wednesday.


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