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First Minister Carwyn Jones is in Doha to develop Wales’ economic relationship with Qatar.
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Avian Influenza Prevention Zone ends 30 April.
Following consideration of the latest risk assessment and veterinary evidence the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs announced that when the current Avian Influenza Prevention Zone expires on the 30 April it will not be replaced.
However, the temporary suspension on gatherings of some species of birds will remain in place as additional evidence is considered.
Avian influenza remains a constant and real threat to poultry and other captive birds, keepers must remain vigilant and contact their private veterinarians with any concerns or the Animal and Plant Health Agency if disease is suspected.
All keepers should maintain effective biosecurity and consider maintaining the enhanced biosecurity practices put in place as part of the expiring AIPZ, such as considering and updating self assessment forms, cleansing and disinfecting (using approved disinfectants) all clothing, equipment and vehicles and implementing effective pest control measures to minimise opportunities for contact between your birds and wild birds and wild life.
If poultry or other captive birds are being let outside after a prolonged period of being housed then it is strongly recommended you consult your private veterinarian with regards to the health impacts.
Gatherings of Poultry Suspended
Avian Influenza (AI) is a highly contagious viral disease affecting the respiratory, digestive and/or nervous system of many species of birds.
- Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) viruses
- Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza (LPAI) viruses.