Canadian Poultry Magazine

WOAH: 214,662 Canada birds lost in 12 avian flu cases


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Six of these flocks involved commercial turkeys.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) recently released information concerning 12 cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) previously announced by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

The number of birds affected in those 12 cases totals 214,662. Of those, 136,343 were turkeys, 47,766 were layers, 7,000 were quail, while the remaining 23,250 birds were identified only as “poultry.” All of these birds were part of commercial operations.

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