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B.C.: MASS SUFFOCATION ORDERED FOR INFECTED POULTRY

Last week, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced that two factory farms in B.C.’s Fraser Valley tested positive for avian influenza. Testing found the virus at a turkey farm in Abbotsford and a broiler chicken breeding facility in Chilliwack. Following the announcement,  three more Fraser Valley farms were subsequently quarantined. More than 140,000 birds are set to be euthanized as a result. This isn’t the first bird flu outbreak found in the Fraser Valley. In 2004, […]

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