Bird flu confirmed on Lincs turkey farm
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Avian influenza has been confirmed on a turkey farm near Louth, in Lincolnshire. It marks the first incursion of the virus to the UK following a migratory season that has seen hundreds of wild birds across Europe found dead, and thousands of commercial poultry culled to try and contain the disease. Defra testing confirmed H5N8 avian influenza late Friday afternoon (16 December). It put in place a 3km protection zone and a 10km surveillance zone around the farm, restricting the […]view all news