avian influenza

Bird Flu Hits Tennessee; Alabama Poultry Farmers on Alert

Pete Bates grew up around birds. His father owned the Bates Turkey Farm, and now Pete and his siblings share ownership and run the farm. Bates says a serious case of avian influenza, more commonly known as bird flu, can devastate a poultry farm. He and his family had to deal with a bird flu outbreak two years ago. Bates…