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Number of flocks infected with Avian Influenza in Canada

This page is not being updated while the CFIA is responding to the avian influenza outbreak with detections in several provinces.

Get the latest updates about control zones and infected flocks in Canada along with other information related to the status of the ongoing response.

Avian influenza is a reportable disease under the Health of Animals Regulations. This means that all suspected cases must be reported to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Current outbreak data

Birds in flocks impacted by highly pathogenic avian influenza by province

December 2014 to March 2022 data

Flocks confirmed to be infected with avian influenza in Canada before the detections of H5N1 started in 2021

Current as of: 2022-03-31

Year Date confirmed Location Animal type infected
2016 July 6 Ontario DucksTable note 1
2015 April 23 Ontario Turkeys
2015 April 18 Ontario Chickens
2015 April 7 Ontario Turkeys
2015 February 2Table note 2 British Columbia Chickens
2014 December 19 British Columbia Ducks/Chickens/Geese/Turkeys
2014 December 17 British Columbia Chickens
2014 December 13 British Columbia Chickens
2014 December 11 British Columbia Chickens
2014 December 10 British Columbia Chickens
2014 December 10 British Columbia Chickens
2014 December 9 British Columbia Turkeys
2014 December 6 British Columbia Turkeys
2014 December 4 British Columbia Chickens
2014 December 4 British Columbia Chickens
2014 December 1 British Columbia Turkeys
2014 December 1 British Columbia Chickens

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