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Ont. avian flu quarantines not yet ready to go

Federal officials expect southwestern Ontario’s avian flu quarantines and control zones to stay in place for “several” more weeks yet. The Feather Board Command Centre (FBCC), the emergency response office for Ontario’s poultry and egg sector boards, said June 19 it’s been told by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) the “original projected timelines are […] Read more

CFIA shrinks restricted zone in B.C. avian flu outbreak

Quarantines ending on poultry and egg farms in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley have allowed federal officials to slightly pull back their zone coverage against the spread of avian flu. As of last Thursday (Feb. 12), federal quarantines are lifted on five of the 11 commercial broiler, turkey and egg farms that were confirmed in December to be […] Read more