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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
Poultry farmers are being warned to be on the look-out for bird flu now that the bird migration season is underway. Wales' chief vet Dr Christianne Glossop stressed the importance of good biosecurity and urged poultry keepers to report any unexplained ...

Avian flu alert as winter brings bird migrants - Wales Farmer Fri, 03 Nov 2017 07:59:53 GMT

Wales Farmer

Avian flu alert as winter brings bird migrants
Wales Farmer
The advice from Public Health Wales is that the risk to public health from avian flu remains very low and the Food Standards Agency has made clear the disease does not pose a food safety risk for UK consumers. The chief veterinary officer said: “The ...

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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 ...

Mid Wales farmers return to eggs to boost business - shropshirestar.com Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:55:01 GMT

shropshirestar.com

Mid Wales farmers return to eggs to boost business
shropshirestar.com
He said: “A lot of risk comes with building an egg production unit, there has to be a lot of investigation to do and there is the risk of bird flu, and the substantial cost of building one a unit. “But despite it not being for everyone I would ...

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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Avian flu: Poultry to be allowed outside under new rules - BBC News Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:44:56 GMT

BBC News

Avian flu: Poultry to be allowed outside under new rules
BBC News
Poultry in Wales will be allowed outside in a change to avian flu restrictions to allow keepers to maintain the free range status of their flocks. The Welsh Government had ordered poultry stay indoors to protect them from a highly infectious strain of ...

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Avian flu found in backyard flock in Welsh village - The Guardian Tue, 03 Jan 2017 18:39:11 GMT

The Guardian

Avian flu found in backyard flock in Welsh village
The Guardian
A 3km protection zone has been placed around a Welsh village after a backyard flock of chickens and ducks was found to have avian flu. The birds were infected by avian influenza H5N8, which has previously been discovered on a turkey farm in ...
Vigilance call after new avian flu case in WalesBBC News
Bird flu confirmed in chickens and ducks in Wales as disease spreadsTelegraph.co.uk
More cases of bird flu have been found in WalesWalesOnline
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New bird flu prevention zone to come into effect from end of February - WalesOnline Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:12:52 GMT

WalesOnline

New bird flu prevention zone to come into effect from end of February
WalesOnline
Poultry keepers will soon be able to keep their flocks outside so long as they take steps to ensure their birds cannot come into contact with wild birds. The Welsh Government has announced that a new Avian Influenza Prevention Zone will be put in place ...

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Bird flu confirmed in England, Scotland and Wales - FarmersWeekly Sat, 24 Dec 2016 13:18:25 GMT

FarmersWeekly

Bird flu confirmed in England, Scotland and Wales
FarmersWeekly
Poultry farmers across the UK are on heightened alert as multiple fresh cases of avian influenza are confirmed in wild birds from Scotland to south-west England. A wild peregrine falcon has tested positive for the H5N8 strain of avian influenza, also ...
What we know about the dangerous strain of bird flu confirmed in WalesWalesOnline
H5N8 avian flu outbreaks expand to WalesCIDRAP
Bird flu alert as duck in Llanelli found to be infectedBBC News
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Avian flu: Poultry restrictions to end on Monday - BBC News Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:47:01 GMT

BBC News

Avian flu: Poultry restrictions to end on Monday
BBC News
Restrictions on poultry and captive birds in Wales to limit the spread of avian flu are to be lifted on Monday. Orders to keep them indoors were given in December following outbreaks across Europe, with cases then arising in Carmarthenshire and Conwy.

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