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County and state fairs still deciding what to do about this year's poultry ban.

Michigan confirms first cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza, or bird flu, in free-ranging Canada geese.

The average price of a dozen eggs has just about doubled since the end of May.

The Ohio Department of Agriculture has canceled all 2015 live bird exhibitions at county and independent fairs, the Ohio State Fair, and all other gatherings of birds for show or for sale, including auctions and swap meets.

Five more flocks in Iowa and Nebraska have been confirmed with highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza (HPAI).

As of May 11, there were 143 detections of avian influenza reported nationwide, affecting 29.9 million birds, including the latest confirmation of H5N8 in a backyard poultry flock in Indiana.

Avian influenza has not yet been reported locally, but producers should still be prepared.

Avian flu is one more negative working against the grain prices.
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