Newcastle Disease Updates

POULTRY SHOW CANCELLED: AgFest is cancelling all poultry-related exhibits for the 2019 show season.  This Executive Board decision is based on the recent confirmation of a chicken with Virulent Newcastle Disease by the California Department of Food and Agriculture being found in the Northern California Area of San Mateo County.  

This includes the following competitions – Breeding Poultry, Market Turkeys, and Meat Bird Pens as well as any poultry for Clover Showmanship on Friday, June 14th at 10:00 am. 

If you have any questions, please email

To stay informed with official updates on the status of this outbreak and the potential effects on your personal flocks, you can visit the CDFA website or their Facebook page:

CA Department of Food and Agriculture – Newcastle Disease Information
Facebook – Get the facts about Virulent Newcastle Disease