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Europe's pathogenic bird flu epidemic unprecedented in scale - EFSA
Noel Bardon
The EFSA has issued a stark warning on the incidence of highly pathogenic avian influenza after a summer of wild outbreaks.
16 September 2022 News
Department introduces precautionary bird flu measures
Highly pathogenic avian influenza has been circulating in wild birds around the country since July.
15 September 2022 Poultry
Bird flu threat looms as wild bird cases spiral
Bird flu is “spiralling in seabirds everywhere” warned IFA poultry chair Nigel Sweetman.
Bird flu in wild birds beside coastal counties
While risk of transmission to humans is considered very low, members of the public are advised not to handle sick or dead wild birds.
7 September 2022 News
Bird flu case identified on farm in Wales
The presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 has been confirmed at a premises in Arthog, Gwynedd, Wales.
6 September 2022 News
Staying ahead of the regulation curve in the Netherlands
Noel Bardon speaks a Dutch poultry farmer on pushing environmental and animal welfare standards up to maximise farm margins.
27 July 2022 Poultry
Bird flu threat looms over NI after at least seven wild cases confirmed
Case confirmations have been made both north and south, with authorities stating that the strain has been found in wild seabirds.
12 July 2022 Poultry
Bird flu case confirmed in Kerry
The Department of Agriculture has again urged flock owners to be vigilant of signs of bird flu after the latest case was confirmed in Kerry.
11 July 2022 Poultry
Poultry sales and shows permitted again
A six-month ban on live poultry sales and shows has been lifted as summer shows commence.
11 May 2022 Poultry
Poultry housing order to be lifted
There has been a housing order in place to reduce the spread of bird flu since November 2021.
26 April 2022 News