First case of avian flu discovered in Manitoba commercial poultry flock
By CBC NewsNews Disease watch avian influenza H5N1
Farm placed under quarantine while CFIA tries to control movement of birds in the area.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has confirmed Manitoba’s first case of avian influenza in a commercial poultry flock, and third case overall.
The federal agency detected the first case of highly pathogenic avian influenza strain H5N1 at a farm in the rural municipality of Whitemouth, east of Winnipeg, on Saturday, the province said in a news release the next day.
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