Avian Influenza

Avian Influenza Prevention Zone in NI lifted

Avian Influenza Prevention Zone in NI lifted

The Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) which was introduced back in November to help slow the spread of bird flu...

May 24, 2022

Bird flu case confirmed in Nottinghamshire

Bird flu case confirmed in Nottinghamshire

A new case of avian influenza (bird flu) has been proclaimed, in commercial poultry at a premises near Lowdham, Newark...

May 12, 2022

NFU Scotland welcomes lifting of bird housing restrictions

NFU Scotland welcomes lifting of bird housing restrictions

NFU Scotland’s Poultry Working Group has welcomed the announcement that, from Monday, May 2, housing measures placed on birds in...

April 26, 2022

Bird flu: Housing measures to end next week

Bird flu: Housing measures to end next week

The mandatory housing measures introduced across the UK to help stop the spread of avian influenza (bird flu) will be...

April 25, 2022

Bird flu confirmed in Cambridgeshire and Devon

Bird flu confirmed in Cambridgeshire and Devon

Two new outbreaks of avian influenza (bird flu) have been confirmed by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs...

April 7, 2022

Bird flu: Poultry keepers in Suffolk told to take urgent action

Bird flu: Poultry keepers in Suffolk told to take urgent action

The UK’s chief veterinary officer Christine Middlemiss has today (Wednesday, March 23) urged poultry keepers in Suffolk to step up...

March 23, 2022

Bird flu confirmed at premises in Aberdeenshire

Bird flu confirmed at premises in Aberdeenshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 – bird flu – has today (Friday, March 11) been confirmed in a backyard...

March 11, 2022

Bird flu: Chief vet warns against complacency with biosecurity

Bird flu: Chief vet warns against complacency with biosecurity

The UK’s chief veterinary officer Christine Middlemiss is urging all poultry keepers not to be complacent and to continue following...

February 28, 2022

Bird flu update: One new case as other restrictions lift

Bird flu update: One new case as other restrictions lift

One new case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (bird flu) was confirmed over the weekend as local movement restrictions lifted...

February 7, 2022

Suspected bird flu case in Fermanagh

Suspected bird flu case in Fermanagh

Control measures have been introduced in Northern Ireland following the suspicion of avian influenza (bird flu) at a premises in...

February 4, 2022

All remaining Avian Influenza Surveillance Zones to be lifted across ROI and NI

All remaining Avian Influenza Surveillance Zones to be lifted across ROI and NI

Avian Influenza Surveillance Zones are set to be lifted across both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland by January...

January 20, 2022

Bird flu: Doncaster community urged to avoid bird droppings

Bird flu: Doncaster community urged to avoid bird droppings

People is Doncaster are being urged to avoid dead birds and bird droppings as avian influenza (bird flu) has been...

January 20, 2022

Chief vet urges keepers to continue to take protective action for avian flu

Chief vet urges keepers to continue to take protective action for avian flu

The Chief Vet for Wales, Christianne Glossop, has stressed the importance of people continuing to take action to protect their...

January 12, 2022

Over 80 bird flu cases in UK and Ireland since start of outbreak

Over 80 bird flu cases in UK and Ireland since start of outbreak

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has said that over 80 cases of bird flu have been...

January 5, 2022

Bird flu confirmed at premises in Cumbria

Bird flu confirmed at premises in Cumbria

Two more cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (bird flu) H5N1 has been confirmed at premises in Cumbria. Bird flu...

January 5, 2022

Europe experiencing worst bird flu outbreak ever – institute

Europe experiencing worst bird flu outbreak ever – institute

A German government research centre has said that Europe is experiencing its worst-ever bird flu outbreak. The Friedrich Loeffler Institute...

December 30, 2021

Poultry sector briefed on NI bird flu situation

Poultry sector briefed on NI bird flu situation

Northern Ireland (NI) Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has briefed a range of key stakeholders in NI and Great Britain poultry...

December 21, 2021

Flock keepers urged to take action now to avoid risking their flock

Flock keepers urged to take action now to avoid risking their flock

The UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer Christine Middlemiss is urging UK poultry keepers not to be complacent and to undertake the...

December 21, 2021