Please report dead birds in Los Angeles
County to either the State of
California's West Nile Virus program at
877-968-2473 or to our program at 213-989-7060.
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Virulent Newcastle Disease in Backyard Chickens
Virulent Newcastle Disease (VND) has been detected on 15
premises in Los Angeles County. Backyard poultry in
areas around Compton and El Monte have been placed
under state quarantine. Federal, state and local
officials are working together to control and eliminate
the virus in chickens. Learn more about
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