DATE: August 30, 2018
LOCATION: Saint- Felix-de-Valois in Lanaudiere Region of Quebec
DETAILS: On Aug 30, a ninth case of ILT was confirmed in the Saint- Felix-de-Valois in Lanaudiere Region of Quebec.
This is the seventh case to occur in a commercial broiler chicken flock. Two broiler breeder flocks have also been infected. during this outbreak. All 135 poultry barns in the designated five km risk area are vaccinated except for flocks close to slaughter.
All chicks placed in this area during A152 and A153 (until Dec 22) will be vaccinated at the hatchery.
Enhanced biosecurity measures including manure heating and four days downtime with washing and disinfection between flocks is being recommended. The first confirmed case in this outbreak occurred on June 14, 2018.
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