Officials warn of bird flu rise worldwide

February 8, 2021 2:29 pm

chickens
Associated Press

OLYMPIA, Wash. — If you raise chickens, turkeys or any other poultry, the Department of Agriculture wants to talk to you.

The WSDA is offering a free webinar to help poultry owners protect their birds from avian influenza as cases continue to rise worldwide.

The World Organisation for Animal health reports ongoing outbreaks of bird flu in 26 countries across Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

The disease can spread rapidly and kill entire flocks.

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