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Mandatory housing measures for all poultry and captive birds to be introduced

2:17 pm, Tuesday, 1st November 2022 - 2 years ago

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Following our previous press release dated 17 October regarding an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) being declared across Great Britain, there will be a national housing order for all poultry and captive birds coming into force from 7 November.

The housing measures legally require all bird keepers to keep their birds indoors and to follow stringent biosecurity measures.

More information can be found at www.gov.uk/government/news/avian-influenza-housing-order-to-be-introduced-across-england

There have still not been any local cases reported to North East Lincolnshire Council’s Trading Standards team.

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