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January 8, 2015 at 10:02 AM

Avian flu causes emergency poultry quarantine in SE Washington

The Associated Press KENNEWICK — The Washington Agriculture Department declared an emergency quarantine for domestic poultry and eggs in the southeast part of the state to contain the highly contagious avian flu. The quarantine issued Wednesday restricts the movement of chickens, turkeys and other birds out of that zone. It covers an area within 20 miles of…

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