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Avian Influenza in BC: What you need to know

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 11, 2022

UPDATE – April 20, 2022 The Chief Veterinary Officer has issued an Animal Health Act (AHA) – General Order regarding the commingling of birds.   General Order; April 19, 2022: Avian Influenza (Commingling) (PDF, 286 KB)   Commingling of birds restricted The order, as an urgent interim measure, applies only to BC Premises Identification (ID) registrants.  The ministry is working to expand application of the order to all persons responsible for birds and expects a further order will be issued soon.  The ministry strongly requests and recommends that all small lot and backyard flock poultry and domestic waterfowl producers avoid commingling events.  Protecting … Continue reading Avian Influenza in BC: What you need to know