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70,000 laying hens lost in Chilliwack avian flu case


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World Organisation for Animal Health releases flock size information about four Canadian avian flu cases.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) has offered updated information on four commercial poultry flocks in Canada that have been affected by highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), the largest of which was a layer flock in Chilliwack, B.C.

The presence of all four flocks included in the latest WOAH reports was confirmed on September 12.

According to the WOAH, the Chilliwack flock involved 70,000 laying hens.


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