ADVISORY - AVIAN INFLUENZA
Please be advised that Avian Influenza has been detected in several areas in Alberta; having confirmation of the same in the County of Two Hills as of May 2, 2022. Avian Influenza is highly pathogenic and can be spread to domestic birds by wild bird populations.
Suspect an outbreak?
- Bird owners are legally responsible to notify authorities of Avian Influenza and should call a veterinarian or a local office of the CFIA if they suspect their birds are sick with Avian Influenza.
- For poultry producers and owners with backyard flocks or pet birds, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website contains resources on Avian Influenza and biosecurity measures.
The County of Two Hills is providing this update as public information and is not directly involved in the notification process. Any questions should be directed to the CFIA.
Please visit https://inspection.canada.ca or follow thier facebook page for more information. Bird owners, should they suspect Avian Influenza, may call CFIA at 1-403-629-1728. For producers, particularly small flock owners with permit questions, may contact 310-FARM.