Avian flu detected on small free-range farm in Chilliwack, B.C.
By CBC NewsNews Disease watch
Detection marks province's first confirmed case this fall.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says avian flu has been detected on a commercial poultry farm in Chilliwack, about 100 kilometres east of Vancouver in B.C.’s Fraser Valley.
Amanda Brittain from the B.C. Poultry Association says the affected business was a small free-range farm with about 8,000 birds.
She added the Chilliwack case is the first confirmed case in B.C. this fall.
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