Poultry disease a faint echo of BSE's impact

by 5m Editor
5 March 2004, at 12:00am

CANADA - Canada's $1.6 billion chicken industry is starting to understand some of the uncertainty that has faced beef producers since May 20, although the poultry outcome is far less severe. A one-farm outbreak of avian flu in British Columbia in February has closed international markets to up to $125 million worth of export products and the industry is worried about the Canadian consumer reaction.

5m Editor