Hatchery, reactor/excess mortality - sample collection

Code:

hsfr

Lab:

N

Days test started:

M-F

TAT:

1-3 d

Available for:

Food Animal

Specimen Type/Volume

Unit = 1 reactor bird or a group (20) of excessive mortality chicks/poults (M to F).

Shipping Information

Ship in insulated container on ice.

Collection Protocol

Additional Information

Submission of excess mortality and suspicious reactors to the AHL is required by CFIA registered poultry and gamebird/waterfowl breeder flocks located in Ontario for compliance with the Ontario Hatchery and Supply Flock Policy (OHSFP) {http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/ahw/onthatch-index.htm}. Bacterial culture charges also will apply (see Hatchery, reactor/excess mortality - Salmonella culture).