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Avian flu advice

The government have extended an avian influenza protection zone until 28 February 2017. This zone aims to protect poultry and captive birds.

What does a protection zone mean?

  1. The housing and separation of domestic birds from wild birds.
  2. Good standards of cleansing and disinfection.
  3. Ensure birds are fed and watered indoors to prevent contamination from wild birds.

What to do if you suspect Avian Influenza

Call the Defra rural services helpline on 03000 200 301 to report suspicion of disease.

GOV.UK offer detailed advice and guidance on Avian Influenza and is updated regularly.