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Bird Flu Updates

01/06/23: AIPZ in Northern Ireland In Northern Ireland, the most recent Veterinary Risk Assessment (VRA) has concluded that the risk of notifiable avian influenza incursion into the NI poultry flock is low. However, this does not mean there is no risk. The Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) and ban on poultry gatherings which has been […]

Defra Consultation on Avian Influenza

Consultation launched on new registration rules for all bird keepers in Great Britain Defra wish to consult on the proposed new registration rules, which would require all bird keepers to register their birds and to update this information annually. The proposal is part of government action to tackle avian influenza. The new registration rules would […]

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 […]