CFIA to cull 27,000 chickens after avian flu confirmed at Ont. farm

April 19, 2015 3:47 PM

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CFIA to cull 27,000 chickens after avian flu confirmed at Ont. farm

The Canadian Food Inspection agency will be euthanizing 27,000 chickens on a southern Ontario farm after confirming the presence of H5 avian influenza, the second case this month.

The inspection agency confirmed Saturday that it had placed a broiler breeder chicken farm in Oxford County under quarantine, to control the spread of the disease.

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