Bird flu detected in northeast Kansas

March 14, 2015 7:32 PM

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Bird flu has been detected in a backyard flock of chickens and ducks in northeast Kansas.

The Kansas Department of Agriculture said in a news release late Friday that the discovery was made in Leavenworth County. Backyard poultry owners in the county are urged to contact the department.

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