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.
In November 2021, Avian Influenza in the UK led to another nationwide housing order. Now we want to know when we can let our chickens out safely. This article explains all!
If you look forward to your daily egg hunt, did you know that during the winter egg production, shell quality, and taste are all impacted by external factors? Lack of daylight hours enforced lockdown, even too many treats can make a big difference.
The multiple cases of Avian Flu in the UK are impacting across both the commercial and hobby keeper sectors. All bird keepers are now legally obliged to keep their birds undercover and to raise their biosecurity, even in a home environment.
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.
Defra-aApproved Nettex virocur disinfectant here to help flocks stay safe from Avian Influenza this winter
New DEFRA-approved Nettex Virocur disinfectant here to help flocks stay safe this winter. Make sure you’re ready for anything and check out the latest DEFRA-approved Nettex Virocur here.