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Poultry keepers urged to take precautions to reduce bird flu risk - Farming Life Sun, 24 Sep 2017 08:35:55 GMT

Farming Life

Poultry keepers urged to take precautions to reduce bird flu risk
Farming Life
Last winter bird flu was found in 13 UK flocks which ranged in size from as few as nine birds to as many as 65,000 birds. Over recent months we have seen a decline in the number of new cases and the UK declared disease freedom on 13th September.

UK officially declared free from bird flu - but lessons must be learned to protect East Anglia's poultry in future - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:38:17 GMT

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

UK officially declared free from bird flu - but lessons must be learned to protect East Anglia's poultry in future
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Epidemiological investigations have determined that disease was most likely introduced to domesticated flocks in the UK through direct or indirect contact with wild bird populations. “This outbreak has demonstrated particular challenges because of the ...
Smallholders face greater scrutiny following last Avian Flu outbreaksSmallholder

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UK can Officially Call Itself Bird Flu Free; Chief Vet Sounds Caution - ThePoultrySite.com Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:10:40 GMT

Meat & Poultry (registration)

UK can Officially Call Itself Bird Flu Free; Chief Vet Sounds Caution
ThePoultrySite.com
However, as the disease is still circulating within Europe and as winter approaches the risk of migratory wild birds infecting domestic poultry will rise. The UK was previously declared free of Avian Flu in April 2016 but the disease returned in ...
UK officially free from avian influenzaMeat & Poultry (registration)

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UK sounds the avian flu all-clear - The Scottish Farmer Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:15:38 GMT

The Scottish Farmer

UK sounds the avian flu all-clear
The Scottish Farmer
FOLLOWING outbreaks of avian influenza at the end of 2016 and start of 2017, the government's chief vet has announced that the UK has met international requirements to declare itself once again free from the disease – but added that all poultry keepers ...

UK chief vets: Prepare for winter bird flu threat - Poultry World (subscription) Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:40:22 GMT

Poultry World (subscription)

UK chief vets: Prepare for winter bird flu threat
Poultry World (subscription)
Nigel Gibbens, UK Chief Veterinary Officer, said: “While it is undoubtedly good news we haven't confirmed a case in kept birds in the UK for two months, the disease remains a threat – particularly as we move again towards the colder months. “For that ...
Poultry Keepers Urged to Prepare for Winter Avian Flu ThreatThePoultrySite.com
Warning over risk of new strain of avian influenzaThe Scotsman

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Egg producers urged to be ready to protect from 'year round' bird flu threat - FarmingUK Fri, 01 Sep 2017 08:19:14 GMT

FarmingUK

Egg producers urged to be ready to protect from 'year round' bird flu threat
FarmingUK
The UK and other EU countries issued housing orders to try to prevent the spread of the virus. But even as the migratory season came to an end and housing orders were being lifted across the UK, cases of bird flu continued to arise in small flocks ...

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Cambridgeshire and Ely declares itself free from bird flu but Chief Vet urges vigilance - AboutMyArea Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:02:00 GMT

AboutMyArea

Cambridgeshire and Ely declares itself free from bird flu but Chief Vet urges vigilance
AboutMyArea
Chief Veterinary Officer Nigel Gibbens urged keepers to remain vigilant of the disease in Cambridgeshire and Ely. Migratory birds are often seen in Cambridgeshire and Ely areas, bringing potential avian flu. But the UK now meets international ...

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South Africa hit by 24 bird flu outbreaks since June - Reuters Fri, 01 Sep 2017 03:47:43 GMT

South Africa hit by 24 bird flu outbreaks since June
Reuters
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa has detected 24 outbreaks of the H5N8 strain of bird flu since June, including 10 at commercial chicken farms and three at ostrich farms, Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana said on Wednesday. The virus is highly ...

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Germany reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu in swans - Reuters Tue, 29 Aug 2017 12:32:19 GMT

Germany reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu in swans
Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - Germany reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus in the central state of Saxony-Anhalt, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday. The virus was found in three swans, it said, citing ...

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Poultry keepers must act now to safeguard against winter bird flu risk - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press Mon, 04 Sep 2017 10:09:21 GMT

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Poultry keepers must act now to safeguard against winter bird flu risk
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Put fencing around outdoor areas where birds are allowed and limit their access to ponds or areas visited by wild waterfowl. • Stay alert by signing up for free text or email alerts from the Animal and Plant Health Agency on any outbreaks of bird flu ...
Poultry Keepers Urged to Prepare for Winter Avian FluStackyard
Farm minister says Philippines' bird flu crisis is overReuters

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