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Great Britain poultry register

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If you are concerned about the health of your birds you should seek advice from your veterinary surgeon.
It is a legal requirement for all premises with 50 or more poultry to register. You can download the registration form here.
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The Great Britain Poultry Register was established in order to help reduce the impact of a disease outbreak.

The Welsh Government, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Scottish Government have developed the GB Poultry Register. Those who own or who are responsible for 50 or more birds must register. Those with less than 50 birds are encouraged to register voluntarily.

The purpose of the Register is to gather essential information about certain species of birds held on premises in Great Britain. The information contained in the Register is used for Avian Influenza disease control purposes. The register will help prevent and limit the spread of disease as it will contribute to enhancing contingency planning.

It is a legal requirement to register if you have premises with 50 or more birds. Please see the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) website (external link) for information on how to register.