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Bird Flu Found In Local Duck Flock

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) are controlling the movement of poultry in and out of Wellington County after second case of bird flu was detected, this one in a flock of ducks at a commercial operation.

A CFIA spokesperson confirmed by email the highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza, called H5N1, was detected on Monday in the Township of Centre Wellington “related to poultry operation involving duck species.”

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