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With reports of outbreaks of bird flu (the serious and notifiable disease H5N8) continue, BASC, CA, CLA, GFA, GWCT, NGO and SGA have produced a guidance note on Avian Flu and gamebirds. 1,054 more words


Hundreds Of Cats Quarantined In Queens Due To Avian Flu Virus

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Hundreds of cats in New York City have been taken to a temporary quarantine shelter in Queens due to exposure to the… 181 more words


Bird Flu

What? No free ranging? Are you kidding me??!! Afraid not kiddo.

We haven’t allowed our chickens to free range since early December 2016. The Chief Veterinary Officer declared a Prevention Zone to help protect poultry and other captive birds from a strain of Avian Influenza (H5N8) in Europe. 115 more words

Avian Flu Prevention Zone Consumes All of Wales

After the recent confirmed case of Avian Influenza in Pontyberem, Carmarthenshire, NFU Cymru is reminding everyone keeping poultry, no matter the size of their flock, to remain vigilant. 132 more words


Jail birds...

Update from DEFRA is that the H5N8 strain of avian flu has been confirmed at a poultry farm in Lincolnshire, at a premises in Carmarthenshire, Wales, and at a premises near Settle in North Yorkshire, and restrictions are in place. 108 more words

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Doing Bird

Friday 6 January was a day much anticipated at the barn; it was to be the day the chickens were released from incarceration to start pecking around the yard and garden once more, not to mention the poop that we’d once more be dodging.  510 more words