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castanet.net 12 May, 2022 12:15 am

CFIA issues bird flu control zone covering most of Kelowna

CFIA issues bird flu control zone covering most of Kelowna
As avian influenza spreads across the country, The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a new map detailing the infection zone and control zone in the Kelowna area.

It relates to the May 4 notice confirming a second small flock of chickens in Kelowna tested positive for the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus.Two other small flocks in the Central Okanagan have tested positive for the virus.” Wild birds have tested positive for avian flu in a number of areas of the province.Photo: Canadian Food Inspection Agency An avian influenza exclusion zone stretches across most of Kelowna.

As avian influenza spreads across the country, The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a new map detailing the infection zone and control zone in the Kelowna area.There were also confirmed cases in small flocks in the North Okanagan, the Central Kootenay, in Richmond, and the latest in the Comox Valley, on Vancouver Island.

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