Farming News - Bird flu confirmed in captive birds in Bedfordshire

Bird flu confirmed in captive birds in Bedfordshire

29 Jul 2022
Frontdesk

The Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed that a hghly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 has been found this week in captive birds (non-poultry)near Sandy Bedfordshire. A 3km Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone has been put in place around the premises. Affected birds will be humanely culled.

There are currently this and 3 other disease control zones in force: