H5N2 HPAI In Fraser Valley Canada

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bcboy, Dec 13, 2014.

  1. niman

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    Yes, there is quite a bit of activity in Fraser Valley and wild birds with Fujian H5N2 will likely spread throughout North America.
     
  2. niman

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    So far there isn't much in the media because CFIA didn't hold a news conference and they released the data via a December 12 OIE update released Friday afternoon (classic Friday afternoon dump).

    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/w...?page_refer=MapFullEventReport&reportid=16736

    Media did cover the spread to the 9th site, but none have noted that the H5N2 is a Fujian H5N8 with 5 genes, including H5 from clade 2.3.4, and 3 genes from a North American wild bird, including N2.

    Fujian H5N2 in wild birds in North America is a significant issue for Back Yard Chickens (or any domestic poultry).
     
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  4. Canadianislupus

    Canadianislupus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is scaring the crap outta me.....my birds have been coughing and sneezing....[​IMG]
     
  5. niman

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    H5N2 is highly pathogenic so if its H5N2 mortality should be pretty clear pretty quickly (hours not days).
     
  6. Canadianislupus

    Canadianislupus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I thought. I wasn't positive though so thanks.
     
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