Highly Pathenogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has been in found in Virginia. Though not reported in Virginia Beach, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recommends "All poultry owners should take practical biosecurity measures to protect their birds from Avian Influenza." Biosecurity information can be found at the links below.
Defend the Flock - Resource Center
Guidance for Hunters - Protect Yourself and Your Birds from Avian Influenza