Hen Rehoming Latest Update

The Avian Influenza, the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent 3rd nationwide lockdown on January 5, 2021 have brought our rehoming efforts to a halt. Whilst we would like to be able to continue to rehome hens, at this time we have to act to protect our staff, volunteers and adopters alike — strictly within both the COVID-19 and DEFRA lockdown restriction

Avian Influenza Latest Update

From 14th December 2020 a housing order comes into force across the UK. All poultry will need to be kept under cover, away from wild birds from that date until further government advice.

Avian Influenza Latest Update

News just in from Animal and Plant Health Agency about the Avian Influenza Housing Order!
“The risk of avian influenza to both wild and kept birds has reduced to ‘medium’. The GB-wide Avian Influenza Prevention Zones (AIPZ) requiring enhanced biosecurity will remain in force but Wednesday 31st March 2021 will be the last day poultry and other captive birds will need to be housed in GB.

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Avian Influenza Latest Update

News just in from Animal and Plant Health Agency about the Avian Influenza Housing Order!
“The risk of avian influenza to both wild and kept birds has reduced to ‘medium’. The GB-wide Avian Influenza Prevention Zones (AIPZ) requiring enhanced biosecurity will remain in force but Wednesday 31st March 2021 will be the last day poultry and other captive birds will need to be housed in GB (housing restrictions end 23:59 31st March 2021). Bird gatherings will remain prohibited.
High standards of biosecurity remain essential as infection may still be present in the environment. If you intend to allow your birds outside after 31 March you must take action now to prepare the outside areas. Read our guidance on how to prepare for the safe release of your birds available on GOV.UK"

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