Facebook Twitter YouTube
Tag Archives: avian influenza

Avian Influenza case in Suffolk

The official notice from Defra regarding the latest outbreak of avian influenza (bird flu) is as follows: “Please note that on 10 December 2019 the CVO confirmed a case of low pathogenic avian influenza H5 in a commercial chicken flock in Mid Suffolk. We have put in place a 1km Restriction Zone around the infected […]

Avian Influenza – Code of Practice for Pigeon Racing

IMPORTANT You will be aware that over recent years the presence of Avian Influenza within domestic birds has resulted in the movement of certain birds being restricted. This could potentially have a devastating impact on pigeon racing and showing. However, to date Defra’s risk based approach in relation to pigeons has resulted in a limited […]

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 […]