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‘A very tough week’: Outbreak of avian flu forces B.C. farmer to euthanize 17,000 turkeys

By Global News   

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Farmer devastated by disease sweeping through flock.

A farmer in Metro Vancouver has been devastated by avian flu sweeping through his flock.

Mike Bose, a turkey farmer and City of Surrey councillor, said his son first noticed a spike in mortality on Nov. 15.

It came back the next morning that the birds were positive for avian influenza, more commonly known as the bird flu.


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