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Avian influenza detected in Nova Scotia once again

By CBC News   

News Disease watch

Small flock of mixed poultry affected.

A Port Maitland property with a small backyard flock is the epicentre of Nova Scotia’s latest bird flu infection.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) declared the outbreak on Saturday after testing confirmed a number of species of birds were infected at what the agency has classified as a “non-commercial premises.”

According to CFIA regional veterinary officer Margaret McGeoghan, “This was a small flock of mixed poultry, about 20 birds in total.”


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