US Detections of H5N1 in Dairy Cattle

Since late March, highly pathogenic avian influenza – HPAI (H5N1) has been detected in dairy cattle herds in a number of states in the US.

There have been no cases detected to date in Canadian dairy cattle.

Animal Health Canada with its divisions have been working closely with government, industry, veterinary associations, regional/national surveillance partners, and laboratorians on the situation.

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Animal Health Canada worked with the Dairy Farmers of Canada to create a Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) biosecurity infographic for dairy farmers that highlights biosecurity, prevention, surveillance and containment recommendations.