It’s a fact, an avian flu outbreak would cripple our local economy. This week on the Down East Journal we explore local frustration over the new NC Farm ID requirement concerning backyard chickens. Some residents are scoffing at the penalty free obligation, regarding it an invasion of privacy. But state agriculture officials are warning of a worst case scenario. Both sides make their case – Friday at noon on all of the Public Radio Stations on the Down East Journal.
To view the NC Farm ID form, go to http://www.ncagr.gov/ncfarmid/