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Outbreak of Avian Influenza in Europe

We have been notified by Defra that “Netherlands has confirmed an outbreak of H5N6 HPAI in 16,000 fattening ducks (4 weeks and 4 days old) in Flevoland region. The virus has been sequenced at the national reference laboratory and appears to be a reassortant between the H5N8 HPAI virus and a N6 LPAI virus, therefore […]

Avian Flu Latest

DEFRA has today notified us of the following: “This is to advise you that the Surveillance Zone put in place after disease was confirmed in Preston, was lifted at 00:01 yesterday morning, Sunday 16 August. Updated guidance advising poultry keepers how to minimise the risk of infection on their premises has been published. “This link […]