Canadian Poultry Magazine

Avian influenza resurfaces in Alberta poultry

By WattPoultry   

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This is the first commercial poultry flock in the province to be infected since December 2023.

The initial occurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial poultry flock in Alberta for the year 2024 was reported by Canadian authorities.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirmed the virus’s presence in a commercial flock located in Mountain View County, Alberta, on February 19.

Details regarding the specific type of flock or the number of birds affected were not disclosed by CFIA.


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