Canadian Poultry Magazine

H5N1 spreads to second Newfoundland location

By CBC News   

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Federal officials confirmed Sunday that H5N1 bird flu killed chickens in a small backyard flock.

A deadly strain of avian influenza has spread to a second location in Newfoundland.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says avian flu has killed chickens at a small, backyard farm on the Avalon Peninsula.

Last week, CBC News reported that Lester’s Farm Chalet in St. John’s is the first operation that lost hundreds of birds to avian flu before Christmas.


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