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Why last year's bird flu outbreak could mean our Christmas turkeys cost more: Number reared falls by 15% following culls - Daily Mail Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:46:37 GMT

Daily Mail

Why last year's bird flu outbreak could mean our Christmas turkeys cost more: Number reared falls by 15% following culls
Daily Mail
The bird flu outbreak of last winter saw turkey farmers ordered by Government vets to keep the birds locked inside, rather than allowing them to roam. This was designed to protect them from picking up the infection brought to the UK by wild birds ...

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Bird flu is back Lincolnshire farmers warned to be as vigilant as disease outbreaks in Europe - LincolnshireLive Fri, 03 Nov 2017 11:20:39 GMT

LincolnshireLive

Bird flu is back Lincolnshire farmers warned to be as vigilant as disease outbreaks in Europe
LincolnshireLive
Lincolnshire famers are being urged to be on their guard following confirmation of a bird flu outbreak in Europe. The influenza is known to spread easily among poultry and on rare occasions has also been reported to have been contracted by humans ...

Bird flu: Egg industry criticises govt for reluctance to deal with backyard flocks - FarmingUK Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:50:34 GMT

FarmingUK

Bird flu: Egg industry criticises govt for reluctance to deal with backyard flocks
FarmingUK
"My understanding is that in the Netherlands bird flu restrictions are treated differently when just a few birds are involved. That doesn't have the same impact on commercial flocks. It is the same EU law. Why can't our Government use the same ...

Welsh poultry flocks put on alert for return of bird flu - Daily Post North Wales Sat, 04 Nov 2017 08:01:46 GMT

Daily Post North Wales

Welsh poultry flocks put on alert for return of bird flu
Daily Post North Wales
... while in October Italy confirmed 17 more outbreaks: at one farm alone, more than 850,000 birds were destroyed. Current threat levels in the UK are rated medium for wild birds and low for poultry, but Dr Glossop said the return of bird flu was a ...

Fears grow in UK after bird flu cases in Europe - FarmingUK Thu, 26 Oct 2017 08:03:11 GMT

FarmingUK

Fears grow in UK after bird flu cases in Europe
FarmingUK
This brought its own problems because, under European Union law, free range birds can only be housed for a maximum of 12 weeks before they lose their free range status. Eggs from birds locked up for more than 12 weeks have to be sold as barn eggs.

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South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm, raises bird flu alert ... - Business Insider Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:39:09 GMT

South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm, raises bird flu alert ...
Business Insider
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea on Sunday said it had confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu at a duck farm in the south west of the country ...

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Bird flu risk in UK wild birds increased to medium - FarmingUK Wed, 25 Oct 2017 12:14:20 GMT

FarmingUK

Bird flu risk in UK wild birds increased to medium
FarmingUK
The government has increased the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) risk from low to medium for wild birds in UK, but poultry flocks remain low. More outbreaks of H5N8 HPAI have been reported in Italy in commercial and backyard poultry as well as ...

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Avian flu: Risk via wild birds rises to 'medium' - Smallholder Tue, 24 Oct 2017 13:54:06 GMT

Smallholder

Avian flu: Risk via wild birds rises to 'medium'
Smallholder
The level of the UK's risk of avian influenza due to an incursion in wild birds has been raised from low to medium but the risk for poultry remains low for introduction of infection onto individual premises. As a consequence the government is ...

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France in Christmas panic as bird flu crisis leads to foie gras shortage - International Business Times UK Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:29:43 GMT

International Business Times UK

France in Christmas panic as bird flu crisis leads to foie gras shortage
International Business Times UK
France consumers have been warned of a foie gras shortage ahead of Christmas, which means prices will rocket. The French are only just coming out of a butter ...

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One in five firms could move operations out of the UK after Brexit, IoD poll finds - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:06:07 GMT

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

One in five firms could move operations out of the UK after Brexit, IoD poll finds
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Hmm, and what responsible company wouldn't make contingency plans for a number of different scenarios, such as floods, fire, bird flu outbreaks, etc. It's part of responsible planning to look at possible situations and plan accordingly. "...may have to ...

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