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Avian Flu Housing Order

Poultry and captive bird housing measures are in place across England.

Published: 15 November 2022

Avian Flue Housing Order

On Monday 7 November 2022 an Avian Influenza housing order was introduced across England, making it a legal requirement to house flocks.

Biosecurity guidance and a biosecurity self-assessment checklist have been published by Defra to assist all bird keepers in instigating and maintaining good biosecurity. Find out more at GOV.UK – Bird flu (avian influenza): how to prevent it and stop it spreading.

Get the latest updates at GOV.UK – Bird flu (avian influenza): latest situation in England.


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