Avian Influenza
Health & Welfare

Is it safe to adopt hens during Avian Influenza?

We know many of our supporters are anxious about adopting during the Avian Influenza lockdown. But we’re here to ease your nerves. Find out more about adopting hens in the current climate here.

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DEFRA invites us to their conference on Avian Influenza: “What the spread of AI could look like for backyard birds”

2020 will always be remembered as the year we stayed at home. Little did we realise that our chickens would end the year sharing in our confinement, after DEFRA issued a compulsory housing order, compelling us to keep our birds indoors if possible. Some people have questioned the need for our birds to be locked in but it is the only way that we can be sure the spread of the current outbreak of Avian Influenza (AI) will be stopped in its tracks.