The bird flu has made a comeback and unsurprisingly, just in time to jack up the price of turkey before Thanksgiving. As of early November, this outbreak had led to the culling of over 50 million birds from Maine to Oregon.
The “culling” or killing off all birds whether they are diseased or not, has been driving up prices for eggs and poultry and that includes holiday turkeys often eaten on Thanksgiving. This matches the toll from a 2014-2015 bird flu outbreak that previously was considered the most significant animal disease event in U.S. history.
Prices are now higher than in 2014-2015 as well thanks to the inflation and money creation under the slave system in the United States.
This year’s outbreak of #HPAI was the latest blow to US turkey supplies. The combination of dwindling supplies and strong holiday demand will send retail #turkey #prices to record highs this year. CoBank’s @brearnest1 shares insights in his new report: https://t.co/e98QwEtsgG pic.twitter.com/t37DrgZN9o
— CoBank (@CoBank) November 8, 2022
Much like the flu, there are multiple different strains of avian influenza. The virus of concern in this outbreak is a Eurasian H5N1 HPAI virus that causes high mortality and severe clinical signs in domesticated poultry. Wild poultry is allegedly more adapted to the virus, which is why “scientists” and the ruling class insist on killing off domesticated birds.
Scientists who monitor wild bird flocks have also detected a reassortant virus that contains genes from both the Eurasian H5 and low-pathogenic North American viruses. Reassortment happens when multiple strains of the virus circulating in the bird population exchange genes to create a new strain of the virus, much as new strains of COVID-19 like omicron and delta have emerged during the ongoing pandemic. –The Conversation
The only known human case in the U.S. during the current outbreak was found in a man in Colorado who had contact with infected birds. The man tested positive once, then negative on follow-up tests, and reported only mild symptoms, so health experts theorized that the virus may have been present in his nose without actually causing an infection.
Prices continue to go up and supply is dwindling. Prepare now because at some point, it looks like food is going to be too expensive to buy for most of humanity.