Important Contact Information: Poultry
Chicken Farmers of Ontario Hotline: 1-877-SOS-BYRD
Feather Board Command Centre: 289-776-5984
Producers are required to report high mortality to their feather board.
Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre hotline: 1-866-673-4781
Please report high mortality in wild birds to this line.
Animal Health Laboratory: 519-824-4120 x 54530 Open for submissions, pathologist available during business hours
OMAFRA Agricultural Information Contact Centre: 1-877-424-1300
A veterinarian is on call for this line. Report immediately notifiable diseases, or situations of specific risk, such as unusually high mortality, new or emerging hazards, likelihood of affecting multiple premises or potential for serious human health implications.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency: if a federally reportable disease is suspected, the veterinarian should call their district CFIA office, or may call the emergency line at 1-877-814-2342, where a veterinarian is on call.
District CFIA offices:
Telephone: 613-342-3682 /2740 Facsimile: 613-342-3306
Public Health Units
Public Health Unit
Erie St. Clair
Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant
Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit
North Simcoe Muskoka
Federally reportable diseases:
Immediately notifiable diseases in Ontario:
Situations of serious risk (report to OMAFRA):
Health of Animals Act:http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/H-3.3/