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Massachusetts farm cancels Easter egg hunt over bird flu
Tuesday March 24th 2015, 3:11 PM

WENDELL, Mass. — A western Massachusetts farm has canceled its annual Easter egg hunt because of bird flu fears. Diemand Farm in Wendell says it doesn’t want to risk humans passing the avian influenza virus to its chickens and turkeys during the hunt planned for Saturday. The event drew about 700 people last year. Bird flu has shown up in domestic flocks in the Midwest but there have been no …

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