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By Diane Sieker

Virulent Newcastle disease quarantine continues, public needs to stay informed


Last updated 5/3/2019 at 12:31am

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Birds like these young goslings can appear healthy one day and sick the next.

The Virulent Newcastle disease quarantine continues to be enforced, but misinformation abounds within the poultry community.

Local artist and veterinarian Susan Eyer-Anderson became concerned with the latest talk and fears about the issue and contacted the state veterinarian's office for the latest.

"This is a really sad and serious situation if you own any sort of bird, especially poultry," Eyer-Anderson said. "Because it affects poultry, which is a huge dollar industry, officials are really stepping up their efforts to get rid of this disease in Southern California. They are euthanizing...

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