Migratory Birds Can Spread Avian Flu to Chickens

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/1675546/1675547" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

Studies show wild migratory birds can spread so-called bird flu. The wild birds don't get sick from the virus, but can transmit the illness to chickens, where it can spread quickly in markets and farms. NPR's John Nielsen reports.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.