Canada: Info session for owners of backyard poultry
Owners of small or backyard poultry flocks in Canada can attend a free information session on how to help prevent and detect poultry diseases, such as avian influenza.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) invites those interested in joining the session from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 29 October, 2008, at the Provincial Agriculture Building, 308 Brookfield Road, in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
A series of presentations will be held throughout the evening. Topics include preventing the introduction and spread of disease, how to spot the signs of illness and what to do if a disease is detected.
Additionally, representatives from the CFIA and the provincial government will be available to answer questions.
For more information, call Ã‰tienne Chiasson at +1 506 851 3331.