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Health Watch: Outbreak of avian flu forces B.C. farmer to euthanize 17,000 turkeys

December 4, 2023
By Global News

A farmer in Metro Vancouver has been devastated by avian flu sweeping through his flock.

Mike Bose, a turkey farmer and City of Surrey councillor, said his son first noticed a spike in mortality on Nov. 15.

It came back the next morning that the birds were positive for avian influenza, more commonly known as the bird flu.

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