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The Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs declared an all-Wales Avian Influenza Prevention Zone which came into force on 11 November 2020. As of 14 December 2020, the declaration is extended and it will become mandatory to house your birds.

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11 November 2020
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The Prevention Zone will apply to the whole of Wales. It will require all bird keepers to adhere to certain biosecurity measures, as set out in the declaration. 

As of 14 December 2020, the declaration is extended and it will become a legal requirement for all poultry and captive bird keepers to house their birds, or otherwise keep them separated from wild birds.

All Wales Prevention Zone declared to protect poultry from Avian Flu (press notice)