Two More Farms Hit By Avian Flu

According to CTV and CBC news two more farms have been affected by the virulent strain of Avian Flu and one more barn at one of the already infected farms has been hit as well.

[excerpt] The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says avian flu has been detected on two more farms in southwestern B.C., as well as at a new barn on a previously infected site.

That brings the total number of farms infected with avian flu in B.C.’s Fraser Valley to seven, though officials are considering the added barn an eighth site.

Officials had previously confirmed poultry on five farms in B.C.’s Fraser Valley had been infected with a highly pathogenic strain of avian flu.


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