PEI farmers on the watch for avian flu
By CBC NewsNews Disease watch
Outbreak in Nova Scotia has spurred extra vigilance.
Island poultry farmers are stepping up biosecurity measures, following confirmation of avian flu on a farm in Nova Scotia.
The Department of Agriculture is advising all poultry farmers to keep equipment and barns clean, limit visitors and, where possible, keep wild birds away.
Island farmers say an outbreak here would be devastating.
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