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Protecting your backyard flock from disease

One of the tips I give my poultry producers most often is to “just watch your birds.” You can learn so much about your flock, their health, and their behaviors simply by watching them for a few minutes every day. You can quickly notice if there is a sick bird, or if you may have a bigger problem in your flock such as disease. Oftentimes, it can be expensive to find out what’s running through your flock if you have a problem, so it’s a great idea to learn some clinical signs of disease while “watching your birds” to recognize and diagnose problems in your flock.

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Woman missing; husband sought

A Roseboro woman is missing and considered in danger, as her husband is being sought for questioning in the disappearance, as well as on warrants in connection with a vehicle stolen out of Bladen County, according to Sampson County Sheriff’s authorities.

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Newton Grove shooting still under investigation

An officer-involved shooting during an alleged rape and kidnapping incident in Newton Grove is still under investigation Wednesday, the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that offered no new details but took issue with the implication of the town’s police chief in the shooting. The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation has now identified the town’s police chief as the one who fired the weapon.

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