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You must follow this guidance to help prevent your birds from becoming sick with diseases like avian influenza (bird flu) and Newcastle disease. You must read it if you keep birds for commercial, hobby or other purposes.

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21 December 2014
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Biosecurity and preventing welfare impacts in poultry and captive birds , file type: PDF, file size: 256 KB

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Avian Influenza Prevention Zone biosecurity self-assessment checklist , file type: ODT, file size: 23 KB

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You must follow this guidance to help prevent your birds from becoming sick with diseases like avian influenza (bird flu) and Newcastle disease. You must read it if you keep birds for commercial, hobby or other purposes.

Further to the introduction of an all-Wales Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) on 3 November and the mandatory housing measures from 29 November, we have updated the GB biosecurity guidance for bird keepers, to assist keepers in meeting the mandatory biosecurity measures and housing requirements of the Prevention Zone.

In addition, we have produced a biosecurity self-assessment checklist to compliment the guidance and provide a clear list which bird keepers can follow, to help keep their birds free of disease.