The flocks are within the Mississippi Flyway where H5N2 was previously identified. The turkey farms are in:
• Cottonwood County - 48,000 turkeys
• Lyon County - 66,000 turkeys
• Stearns County 45,000 turkeys (fourth detection in Stearns)
• Watonwan County - 30,000 turkeys
To date, USDA reported 13 total confirmed cases of H5N2 in Minnesota. Meeker, Kandiyohi, and Lac Qui Parle counties also reported confirmed cases of the virus.