County fair won't have poultry exhibits
Last updated 7/28/2022 at 4:30pm
DAVENPORT- A bird flu outbreak has drawn concerns and the Lincoln County Fair will not have poultry exhibits this year.
Don Llewellyn, director of the Lincoln County WSU Extension, said the state and communities are taking precautions to stop the spread.
“There was one case in Spokane and none in Lincoln County…yet,” Llewellyn said. “We are taking precautions as this is a highly contagious disease.”
“Washington State did not put out a rule that the fairs could not have poultry,” he said. “But it was highly recommended by Amber Itle.”
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