bird flu

Avian flu could lead to Turkey shortage at Christmas

Nov 25, 2022 | 2:33pm

  The current outbreak of Avian flu in BC could lead to a shortage of turkeys this Christmas. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says a total of 20 farms in BC are currently infected. Most of them are in the Fraser Valley, but also Vancouver Island and in the interior. The federal agency isn’t saying […]

Saskatchewan reports first case of bird flu

Apr 8, 2022 | 2:47pm

  The first case of bird flu has been found in Saskatchewan. The ministry of Agriculture says a snow goose found near Elrose has been confirmed as positive for avian flu. The last time bird flu was found in Saskatchewan in either commercial poultry or wild birds was in 2007. The agriculture minister says protecting […]