Ohio Department of Agriculture Lifts Bird Exhibition Ban

OHIO DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE LIFTS BIRD EXHIBITION BAN

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (Dec. 17, 2015) – With no confirmed cases in Ohio and no immediate threat of a Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (avian flu) outbreak, Ohio Agriculture Director David T. Daniels and State Veterinarian Dr. Tony Forshey today rescinded the order prohibiting bird shows in Ohio. Officials urge poultry and bird owners, however, to remain vigilant and cautious in order to protect the health of their flocks during migration seasons. Please see the department’s fact sheet on precautions that can be done to prevent the spread of avian flu.

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