Canadian Poultry Magazine

CFIA says case of avian influenza detected in N.S. backyard flock

By CBC News   

News Health

If people find sick or dead birds, they should phone the Natural Resources Department.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says a case of avian influenza, also known as bird flu, was detected this week in Nova Scotia in a backyard flock that isn’t produced for sale.

In a news release issued Thursday, the agency said this is considered “a non-poultry detection” and follows several confirmed cases of the same strain of bird flu in wild birds in Newfoundland and a wild goose found last week in Grand Desert, N.S.

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