In new reports, the World Organisation for Animal Health revealed additional information on 17 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) cases, previously reported by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

Of these 17 commercial poultry cases, one involved broilers, two involved laying hens, two involved turkey breeders and five involved commercial meat turkeys. The remaining seven cases were only identified as “poultry.”

A total of 397,995 birds were affected in these 17 cases.

Breakdown by flock type

The following cases were identified as commercial meat turkey flocks:

  • 17500 turkeys in Hoodoo, Saskatchewan, confirmed on October 19
  • 11,374 turkeys in Bifrost-Riverton, Manitoba, confirmed on September 30
  • 29,383 turkeys in Redburn, Saskatchewan, confirmed on September 30
  • 24,944 turkeys in Langley Township, British Columbia, confirmed on October 15
  • 85,070 turkeys in Ste. Anne, Manitoba, confirmed on October 1

The following cases were identified as turkey breeder flocks:

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  • 7,837 turkeys in Bifrost-Riverton, confirmed on October 7
  • 11,201 turkeys in Bifrost-Riverton, confirmed on September 30

The following cases were identified as commercial layer flocks

  • 6,038 hens in Ste. Anne, confirmed on October 16
  • 11,214 hens in Ste. Anne, confirmed on October 16

This case was identified as a commercial broiler flock

  • 7,363 broilers in Ste. Anne, confirmed on October 6

The following cases were only identified as commercial poultry

  • 561 birds in La Jacques le Mineur, Quebec, confirmed on October 7
  • 47,373 birds in Lumsden, Saskatchewan, confirmed on October 5
  • 50,283 birds in Zorra Township, Ontario, confirmed on September 17
  • 17,164 birds in Cartier, Manitoba, confirmed on September 16
  • 489 birds in Clarence-Rockland, Ontario, confirmed on September 29
  • 42,400 birds in De Salaberry, Manitoba, confirmed on October 6
  • 27,800 birds in Monet, Saskatchewan, confirmed on October 7

 

To learn more about HPAI cases in commercial poultry flocks in the United States and Canada, see an interactive map on WATTPoultry.com. 

Read our ongoing coverage of the global avian influenza outbreak.