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on October 5, 2022

AFBF: Avian flu drives record high turkey prices

Consumers will also come up against low supply this Thanksgiving since approximately 5.8 million U.S. turkeys were culled this year

The price of turkey per pound has reached its highest point since 2015, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), at $6.70 per pound. This year’s highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak has played a major role in driving up prices – similarly to the 2014-2015 outbreak in which…

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