Turkey prices up, but rest of menu stable

Turkey prices up, but rest of menu stable

TURKEY, the centerpiece of most Thanksgiving dinners, may pinch the family food budget a little bit after avian influenza wiped out millions of turkeys earlier this year, according to industry experts.

"Minnesota took the biggest hit, with the estimates somewhere near 50 million birds total. About 15% of these were turkeys," University of Missouri Extension poultry specialist Jeff Firman said. "Minnesota is the largest producer of turkeys in the co

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