The Avian Flu Guide for UK Poultry Farmers

Help and advice on staying safe from Avian Flu.

On top of the ever-increasing farming pressure, poultry farmers are again faced with the challenge of Avian Flu (also called Avian Influenza or Bird Flu).

Winter 2021 has brought the disease back to the UK, so we’re here to help keep you up to date with biosecurity best practices and our recommended products to stay safe in poultry farming.

As of 29th November 2021, DEFRA have introduced compulsory housing measures in addition to the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) mandatory enhanced biosecurity measures.

Check the latest DEFRA advice

Biosecurity Best Practise

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Other ways to prevent spread on your farm

Keep Clean

Whitewash any above-ground slurry pits.

 

Respect any separation between clean/dirty zones in airlocks.

 

Limit any contamination with wild birds by adapt biosecurity measures.

Sanitise Vehicles

Park any vehicles on the edge of the farm – We know you won’t like the walk but it’s for the best!

 

Spray all the wheels, mudguards and underside of trucks with a disinfectant effective against influenza at low temperatures, whenever leaving the farm.

 

Make sure that truck drivers going to farms wear single-use disposable clothing and that they changed at each farm, then left at the site (overalls, over boots).

& Remember...

Limit all site visits, even technicians.

 

Protect fodder and drinking water to prevent contamination.

 

Avoid manuring with liquid manure if possible.

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