Avian flu cases identified among flock at handful of Quebec sites | Globalnews.ca

The avian flu has been detected in not less than 4 places in Quebec in the identical week by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

A poultry flock within the Les Sources regional municipality county is the newest farm to be put underneath quarantine over the weekend.

“The CFIA has established motion management measures and is recommending that different farms within the space improve biosecurity,” the company stated on its web site.

All 4 websites the place the extremely pathogenic H5N1 pressure of avian influenza was detected are within the province’s Estrie area. That exact pressure could cause severe illness and demise in birds.

Last week, Brome Lake Geese confirmed it discovered a case in one among its breeding amenities on a farm in St-Claude, about 160 kilometres east of Montreal.

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In Quebec, the primary circumstances of fowl flu have been detected in three wild geese in April. A number of different provinces have already reported outbreaks in wild and home populations.

The CFIA is asking farmers to stay vigilant and to contact 450-768-6763 if there are sick birds of their flock.

In relation to wild birds, the province says anybody can report suspected H5N1 an infection or demise by calling 1-877-346-6763. It’s suggested to keep away from approaching and dealing with probably contaminated birds till directions are given.

with recordsdata from The Canadian Press

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