Carl Beard, who oversees the poultry shows and competitions at the N.C. State Fair, works in a poultry barn. State officials have ended a ban on public bird shows and sales in North Carolina, including at the State Fair, because they say it’s no longer needed to prevent the spread of a deadly avian flu virus.
Carl Beard, who oversees the poultry shows and competitions at the N.C. State Fair, works in a poultry barn. State officials have ended a ban on public bird shows and sales in North Carolina, including at the State Fair, because they say it’s no longer needed to prevent the spread of a deadly avian flu virus. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
Carl Beard, who oversees the poultry shows and competitions at the N.C. State Fair, works in a poultry barn. State officials have ended a ban on public bird shows and sales in North Carolina, including at the State Fair, because they say it’s no longer needed to prevent the spread of a deadly avian flu virus. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com

Avian flu scare over in NC, but vigilance continues

January 18, 2016 06:31 PM

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