Canadian Poultry Magazine

Poultry farm remains under quarantine after avian flu outbreak

By CBC News   

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Nova Scotia small flock farm lost 210 birds during February bird flu incident.

A poultry farmer in Lower Branch, N.S., Montana Pineyro, who lost over 200 birds due to an avian flu outbreak, remains months away from receiving clearance to resume operations.

The avian flu struck her farm in February, resulting in the deaths of geese, guinea fowl, and chickens.

Initially, the infection killed 140 birds before the Canadian Food Inspection Agency mandated the culling of the remaining birds. In total, she lost 210 birds.

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