Canadian Poultry Magazine

U.S., Canada poultry sectors go week without avian flu


News Disease watch avian influenza H5N1

Canada’s most recent case was confirmed on May 20.

For the first time since February, the United States and Canada went a full week without reporting any new confirmed cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in commercial poultry flocks.

New cases of HPAI are tracked by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

The last time HPAI was confirmed inn a commercial poultry flock in Canada was May 20, when a commercial flock in Abbotsford, British Columbia was affected.


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