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Bird flu prompts slaughter of 1.8M chickens in Nebraska

Nebraska agriculture officials say another 1.8 million chickens must be killed after bird flu was found on a farm in the latest sign that the outbreak that has already prompted the slaughter of more than 50 million birds nationwide continues to spread.

Chickens walk in a fenced pasture at an organic farm in Iowa on Oct. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

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