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New Advice for Keepers of Poultry

The Avian Influenza Prevention Zone covering Scotland will be extended until at least 30 April, the Scottish Government has confirmed.

The renewed zone applies to all poultry and captive birds and comes into effect on… 204 more words


Who's a chicken?

For more than two months now UK poultry have had to be confined to keep them separate from wild birds because of the risk of avian ‘flu’. 368 more words

Gardening And Growing

Chinese poultry markets closed to stop spread of avian flu

A number of provinces in China have shut down live poultry markets to prevent the spread of avian flu after a surge in the number of infections from the H7N9 strain in recent months. 673 more words


Deadly H7N9 Avian Flu Epidemic Spreads across China

More H7N9 human infections reported in China

Fatalities caused by H7N9 human infections have been reported in multiple provinces across China.

“Eight cities in east China’s Jiangxi Province reported a total of 28 human H7N9 avian flu cases, including seven fatalities, from Jan. 45 more words

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Our Girls Will Soon Be Free...

Yesterday we had an update on the Avian Flu restrictions – good news and bad, the Prevention Zone covering Scotland will now be extended until the end of April, however, as it’s deemed a low-risk zone we will be allowed to let our hens out on the 28th February as long as we have enhanced biosecurity to minimise the risk of infection from wild birds. 93 more words


Sixth Case of Bird Flu found in Ireland

Another case of Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) has been discovered in Ireland, making it the sixth case on the island over the last few months. 230 more words