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Duck firm moves production amid bird virus threat

Gressingham Foods has halted processing at its poultry slaughter plant in Redgrave, Suffolk after bird flu restrictions were imposed at a neighbouring Banham Poultry site, transferring operations to Debach, near Woodbridge.

New bird flu measures pose serious risk to industry

Poultry keepers are now facing significant threats to their businesses with the introduction of updated measures to prevent the spread of bird flu.

Avian influenza seminars hit the road

A series of 10 roadshows to raise awareness for avian influenza (AI) commenced in Perth, Scotland, last week.

Confirmed case of bird flu on Lancashire farm

A case of avian flu (bird flu) has been confirmed on a Lancashire poultry farm.

Possible human bird flu cases linked to Hants outbreak

Three people were tested for bird flu after showing symptoms following a confirmed case of the H7 strain on a chicken farm in Hampshire.

BREAKING: Bird flu outbreak on UK farm

Government vets have confirmed an outbreak of low-pathogen bird flu on a UK poultry farm.

High alert on bird flu

After the first outbreak of avian influenza in the UK since 2008 and new cases confirmed in the Netherlands almost daily, the poultry industry remains on high alert.

BIRD FLU UPDATE: Ukraine bans poultry imports from UK, Netherlands and Germany

Ukrainian officials have announced a ban on all live birds and poultry products from the countries affected by bird flu.

Bird flu outbreak: the latest from across Europe

After the first case of avian influenza was confirmed in the UK since 2008, Meantinfo.co.uk looks at the spread of the bird flu outbreak across Europe.

BIRD FLU UPDATE: Yorkshire bird flu strain identified

Defra has confirmed the bird flu outbreak at a Yorkshire farm has been identified as the highly contagious H5N8 strain found recently in the Netherlands.

BIRD FLU UPDATE: Cherry Valley identified as owner of bird flu farm

The Yorkshire farm involved in the recent H5 avian flu outbreak is owned by Cherry Valley Foods, due to be acquired by Faccenda Foods by the end of the year.

Defra moves swiftly to contain bird flu outbreak

The Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has confirmed a case of bird flu on a Yorkshire duck breeding farm.

Record-holder scoops turkey plucking challenge

The Champions of Champions turkey plucking competition was won by the Guinness Book of Records holder Vincent Pilkington.

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