NC Poultry & Bird Flu Part 2 of 2

Thousands of families in North Carolina will be serving turkeys this week that were raised in pastures on small farms across the state. People buying these turkeys say they\’re a more natural alternative to the standard Butterball. But mainstream farmers say those birds may pose a threat to the state‚Äôs 2.5 billion dollar a year poultry industry. They say chickens and turkeys raised outside on pastures are at greater risk for contracting bird flu. Small farmers disagree. Rose Hoban reports.

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