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State Veterinarian emphasizes poultry import requirements in light of virulent Newcastle disease case found in Utah


January 31, 2019

A case of virulent Newcastle disease in a small flock of backyard exhibition chickens located in Utah County, Utah was confirmed by the USDA on Friday, January 18. In response, Wyoming State Veterinarian, Dr. Jim Logan, is strongly reminding poultry owners, dealers, and exhibitors of the requirements to bring poultry and hatching eggs into the state.

To come into Wyoming, all poultry and hatching eggs - including those coming in for exhibition - are required to have an Interstate Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (ICVI or health certificate) issued by an accredited veterinarian from the...

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