Expect Higher Turkey Prices This Thanksgiving
Date posted - November 16, 2015
Prices will be even higher, he says, for fresh turkeys or organic turkeys.
The bird flu wiped out about 10% of nation’s turkey production this spring. Iowa had more than 70 outbreaks of bird flu in 18 counties, including here in northwest Iowa, which led to some 32-million turkeys and chickens being euthanized. There is concern migrating wild birds — ducks and geese — will bring another round of avian flu as they make their way south this fall but, so far, so good.