On April 8, 2015, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirmed the presence of a highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza virus at a turkey farm near Woodstock, Ontario. Avian influenza (AI) can infect domesticated and wild birds, including chickens, turkeys, pheasants, quails, ducks, geese, pigeons, psittacines and guinea fowl. A highly pathogenic virus, as opposed to a low pathogenic virus, can causes severe illness and death in domestic birds.

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn

More to explore

Sowing connections. Growing community.

ATTENTION 2022 MEMBERS! Watch for an important members-only email coming soon! If you haven’t paid your membership, there’s still time!  Register and pay your

Newsletter

Get the latest Harvest Hastings news in your inbox

15585

Stay Connected

Sign Up for the Harvest Hastings Newsletter