Forced to euthanize more than 100,000 backyard birds, California chicken owners support each other, grieve...and turn to conspiracy theories.
Andy Schneider, the Chicken Whisperer discusses how backyard poultry keepers can keep their flocks safe during outbreaks of virulent Newcastle disease.
Newcastle disease kills chickens in San Diego County SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Virulent Newcastle disease was detected this weekend at a property in central San Diego County, a state veterinarian said Sunday. Friday's detection was identified when a private veterinarian submitted dead birds to the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System, according to state veterinarian Dr. Annette Jones.
How Ramona chicken lovers respond to Newcastle plague Theo Neilson on chicken meetings: "Sounds like a bad idea to me." Nancy Nunke says she was the first person in Ramona that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) called after the Virulent Newcastle Disease infected bird was confirmed on Griffith Rd. on August 30.
September 24, 2019