Avian flu

  • Avian flu confirmed in Lincolnshire

    Avian flu of the H5N8 strain has been confirmed in turkeys at a farm near Louth in Lincolnshire. Most birds at the premises have died - any remaining birds there will be culled. A 3km Protection Zone and a 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the infected farm to limit the ...

    Posted at December 19, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | Comments Off on Avian flu confirmed in Lincolnshire
  • Bird flu restrictions lifted

    Restrictions have now been lifted following an incident of avian flu on a Lancashire farm. The move means that all poultry-keeping farms within the ten kilometre restriction zone around the infected premises are now allowed to move poultry and other animals without restriction. A high severity case of avian flu was confirmed in chickens at a farm in Preston on 13 July and action was taken to prevent any spread of the ...

    Posted at August 17, 2015 | By : | Categories : News | Comments Off on Bird flu restrictions lifted