Bird migration from the northern hemisphere: SAG professionals in Chile met to prepare for possible new cases of avian influenza

Updated Nov 20, 2023
To strengthen the work being carried out by the Agricultural and Livestock Service (SAG) in relation to the Avian Influenza (AI) emergency, veterinary doctors and technicians from all over the country met in Los Angeles, Biobío region, to share learnings facing the bird migration season from the Northern Hemisphere.
In this regard, Hugo Araya, Head of the SAG Animal Health Department, pointed out that “in the Biobío region, professionals and technicians from all over the country have met to review our procedures against possible cases of avian influenza, New Castle or any other disease. exotic that could affect poultry in our country. This seeks to reinforce the learning that we as a veterinary team achieved during the 2022-2023 emergency and make optimization preparation for the upcoming 2023-2024 season.” He added that “today the main emphasis is to maintain timely attention to complaints, carry out diagnoses as quickly as possible and also educate the population in general biosecurity concepts in order to prevent the entry of the virus into domestic and industrial flocks and/or or commercial. For her part, Priscilla Parada, Head of SAG's IA National Emergency Campaign, highlighted that "since December of last year we have been faced with a health emergency that, although at first it ...
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