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Bird flu risk prompts poultry restrictions in Wales - BBC News Wed, 24 Jan 2018 17:56:37 GMT

Daily Post North Wales

Bird flu risk prompts poultry restrictions in Wales
BBC News
It was in response to bird flu cases being found in Pontyberem and Llanelli in Carmarthenshire, and at a RSPB reserve in Conwy county. The latest veterinary risk assessment for England and Wales shows the risk level for the disease in wild birds has ...
Welsh poultry keepers to face new bird flu curbsDaily Post North Wales

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A bird flu prevention zone has been declared across Wales starting from midnight - WalesOnline Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:30:07 GMT

WalesOnline

A bird flu prevention zone has been declared across Wales starting from midnight
WalesOnline
Rural Affairs Secretary Lesley Griffiths said: “As a precautionary measure, in response to the increased risk level, and to mitigate the risk of infection, I am declaring an All Wales Avian Influenza Prevention Zone. “Although we have had, as yet, no ...
Wales joins England in introducing Avian Influenza Prevention ZoneFarmingUK
Poultry keepers across the country warned to be on alertTivyside Advertiser

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Bird flu prevention zone extended to Wales - Irish Farmers Journal Fri, 26 Jan 2018 10:06:06 GMT

Irish Farmers Journal

Bird flu prevention zone extended to Wales
Irish Farmers Journal
There have been three separate findings in England of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N6 in wild birds. \ Ramona Farrelly. 1. PrevNext. The threat of bird flu to domestic birds is growing, according to veterinary experts. The Welsh ...

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Bird flu prevention zone declared in Wales - Pet Gazette Wed, 24 Jan 2018 16:42:40 GMT

Pet Gazette

Bird flu prevention zone declared in Wales
Pet Gazette
Griffiths said: “I have carefully considered, with advice from our chief veterinary officer, the decision by DEFRA to implement an AI prevention zone to cover all of England, following the raising of the risk level for poultry to “medium” and for wild ...

China confirms first human case of H7N4 bird flu - Rappler Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:00:20 GMT

Rappler

China confirms first human case of H7N4 bird flu
Rappler
"She had contact with live poultry before the onset of symptoms," Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection said late Wednesday after being informed of the case by Chinese authorities, who said the virus genes were of avian origin. The world's first ...
CHP notified of human case of avian influenza A (H7N4) in Mainland - GovHKGovHK

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Welsh Government declares avian flu 'precautionary measures' - Powys County Times Thu, 25 Jan 2018 19:07:58 GMT

Powys County Times

Welsh Government declares avian flu 'precautionary measures'
Powys County Times
Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths has declared an all Wales Avian Influenza Prevention Zone, but the measure is just a precaution, she says. No cases of avian flu have been found in Wales, but a veterinary risk ...

Queen's swans hit by bird flu virus - South Wales Argus Mon, 05 Feb 2018 11:55:17 GMT

South Wales Argus

Queen's swans hit by bird flu virus
South Wales Argus
More than 20 of the Queen's swans from her Windsor flock are feared to have died from bird flu. The monarch, who technically owns all unmarked mute swans in open water in Britain, is being kept informed. David Barber, The Queen's Swan Marker, said 20 ...
Seven wild swans 'feared to have died from bird flu'North Wales Chronicle
The Queen's swans may have died from bird flu as 20 more reported 'seriously ill'iNews
The Queen is 'profoundly upset' after her Windsor swans are killed from suspected bird fluRoyal Central

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First case of bird flu confirmed in Ireland - Irish Farmers Journal Tue, 06 Feb 2018 18:41:54 GMT

Irish Farmers Journal

First case of bird flu confirmed in Ireland
Irish Farmers Journal
A white-tailed sea eagle was found dead on 31 January, and confirmed to have avian influenza subtype H5N6. The HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre maintains that the risk to public health remains low, but the discovery should come as a warning to ...

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Flintshire Council's Animal Health Team advice following introduction of Avian Influenza Prevention Zone - Deeside.com Sat, 27 Jan 2018 08:09:09 GMT

Deeside.com

Flintshire Council's Animal Health Team advice following introduction of Avian Influenza Prevention Zone
Deeside.com
An increasing risk of bird flu has seen the Welsh Government introduce restrictions in a bid to protect birds and poultry from the potential spread of Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N6. There have been three separate findings in England of Highly Pathogenic ...

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Six findings of Avian Flu in wild birds in January - Smallholder Sat, 03 Feb 2018 15:21:19 GMT

Smallholder

Six findings of Avian Flu in wild birds in January
Smallholder
Defra has released information on the number of wild birds found to have Avian Influenza in January. There were six findings in wild birds in England, but none in Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland, despite widespread testing of wild birds. A bird ...
Bird flu makes poultry buyers 'nervous'FG Insight

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