Avian Infuenza Information

Avian Influenza and Small Flocks

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2022 7-8PM ADT

REGISTER FOR WEBINAR AT: WWW.PERENNIA.CA/LEARNING/ONLINE/

RECORDED WEBINAR WILL BE AVAILABLE AT BIOSECURITYNOVASCOTIA.COM

Join us to hear the latest about Avian Influenza and how it's

impacted Nova Scotia, what you can do to help protect your

birds, what to do if your birds seem sick, and more.

AI is a reportable disease under the Health of Animals Act and any suspected disease must be

reported to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). CFIA hotline: 902-365-0825

If you have questions about Avian Influenza in wild birds, contact the Department of Natural

Resources and Renewables at 1-800-565-2224

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Sudden death

Lack of energy or appetite

Decreased egg production

Swollen head, combs wattles and legs

Nervous signs, tremors, or lack of coordination

Coughing, gasping for air or sneezing

Diarrhea

Keep your flock away from wild birds

Prevent contamination of feed, water and

environment

Avoid contact with other birds and flocks

Wear clean clothing and footwear

Limit visitors and keep visitor log

·Avian influenza (bird flu) resources are available on:

CFIA’s website for producers and owners of backyard flocks and pet birds: https://inspection.gc.ca/ai

Biosecurity NS: https://biosecuritynovascotia.com/

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