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Avian influenza hits processor-heavy area of Manitoba

By RealAgriculture   

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Meanwhile, Ontario halts poultry co-mingling.

The highly-pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak in domestic poultry escalated late last week, as Ontario’s chief vet announced the suspension of any activities where domestic birds would co-mingle and a prime poultry processing area of Manitoba was placed in a quarantine zone.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) updates infected premises and birds impacted each Wednesday. As of last week’s report, 70 locations across Canada had reported cases impacting an estimated 2.7 million domestic poultry in total.

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