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Will bird flu actually boost poultry stock prices?

The worst bird flu outbreak in U.S. history is taking a toll on the turkey industry.
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The worst bird flu outbreak in U.S. history is taking a toll on the turkey industry.

A record bird flu outbreak in the U.S. that began in December is spreading, with the latest case coming from Nebraska this week.

So why are all the poultry-related stocks higher in the last five days as concern over avian flu intensifies?