Facebook Twitter YouTube
Tag Archives: avian influenza

Bird Flu Updates

New Case in England Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in poultry on 29 September at a premises near Lowestoft, East Suffolk, Suffolk. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone was declared around the premises. All poultry on the premises will be humanely culled. Details of the measures that apply in these […]

Avian Influenza – Code of Practice for Pigeon Racing

The Avian Influenza Code of Practice has been updated and may be downloaded here.  The code is based on the legal requirements, and every member and organisation should read the document. In addition, it will provide clarity in respect of what can be done if your loft is situated within a disease control area.  To […]

Bird Flu – Advice on Shows and Exercising Birds

Given the increasing level of Avian Influenza restrictions present in the UK, we wish to provide some clarity in relation to pigeon shows and exercising pigeons. Please note, this information is accurate as of 30th November 2021. Please continue to visit the RPRA website or social media for updates. The following advice is published jointly […]

Save the pigeon sport from bird flu

The world governing body for pigeon racing – the FCI – has set up a crowdfunding campaign with the aim of proving that racing pigeons are not susceptible to bird flu. Please read the FCI’s  following press release, and consider lending your support. FCI Press Release 2017 will go down in history as the year […]