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B.C. announces free avian influenza seminars for small flock owners

By CTV News   

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Move an effort to help stop the spread of disease in the region.

British Columbia’s agriculture ministry is holding a series of seminars for poultry owners on Vancouver Island and Salt Spring Island, in an effort to help stop the spread of avian flu in the region.

The province says the seminars are geared towards protecting birds from the virus, identifying symptoms and risks of contraction, and preparing for potential impacts on flocks if birds become sick.

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