Number of poultry affected by the virus
Amount the USDA has spent responding to the outbreak
Percentage of turkeys produced in the U.S. that have been affected
Source: National Turkey Federation
Number of states, including Iowa, Minnesota & Wisconsin, dealing with outbreaks
The number of eggs Iowa produces that are consumed in the U.S.
Source: Iowa Department of Agriculture
Number of turkey flocks owned/processed by Hormel - Jennie-O Turkey Store that have been affected
The net worth of the U.S. export market for poultry and eggs, which will likely be hurt by the influenza outbreak
Iowa, which produces one in every five eggs, became the latest state to disclose it is battling a new strain of the Bird Flu, which clinically is characterized as a version of HPAI (highly pathogenic avian influenza). Companies including Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL), Pilgrim's Pride (NYSE:PPC) and Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) are now under the microscope from investors. On Tuesday, Hormel disclosed it will face turkey supply challenges which will “pressure earnings in the back half of our fiscal year.” FOXBusiness took a by the numbers look at this epidemic.