Bird flu confirmed on second farm in Ontario, Canada

April 19, 2015 1:29 AM

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TORONTO (Reuters) - Preliminary testing has confirmed the presence of H5 avian influenza on a second Ontario farm, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said on Saturday.

The federal agency said the broiler breeder chicken farm has been placed under quarantine to control the spread of the disease. Further testing is underway to determine the precise subtype and strain of the virus.

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