Avian influenza – HPAI H5N6, OIE – Sweden

Canadian Poultry Magazine
March 18, 2018
By Canadian Poultry Magazine
DATE: March 18, 2018

LOCATION: Osthammer, Uppsala Lan, Sweden

DETAILS: An outbreak in a backyard poultry operation of highly pathogenic influenza A viruses was reported by Dr. Ingrid Eilertz, chief veterinary officer director and head, Swedish Board of Agriculture Department for Animal Welfare and Health, Ministry for Rural Affairs, Jonkoping, Sweden.

The affected population consists of 105 non-commercial birds: 28 hens, 11 turkeys, one goose, 22 pheasants, 40 pigeons and three quails. 15 hens, one quail and two turkeys have died, and one turkey is sick. Outbreak status is continuing.

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