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No Live Poultry Shows at Illinois State Fair This Year

THERE WILL BE NO LIVE POULTRY SHOWS AT THE ILLINOIS STATE FAIR THIS YEAR. 

 

THE MOVE IS DUE TO CONTINUED CONCERNS ABOUT THE HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS AVIAN INFLUENZA SAYS THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE’S DOCTOR STACI SLAGER.

 

 

IT’S JUST NOT A SAFE ENVIRONMENT SAYS SLAGER.

 

 

JUNIOR POULTRY EXHIBITORS HAVE UNTIL JULY 15TH TO ENTER THE POSTER CONTEST. MORE DETAILS WILL BE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT: ILLINOIS STATE FAIR DOT INFO.

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