Avian influenza (bird flu) and Newcastle disease compartment scheme: application form

Use this form to apply for approval or re-inspection in the compartment scheme for either the EU standard or the Great Britain enhanced standard.

Applies to England, Scotland and Wales


PC01 - Application for Approval or Re-inspection as a Poultry Compartment free from Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease

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You can apply to be certified as a compartment if you have a poultry farm in England, Scotland or Wales. You must be producing high-value breeding stock of the main commercial poultry species.

High-value breeding stock means birds selected for breeding rather than the food chain. The main commercial poultry species are chickens, turkeys and ducks.

The scheme has standards so your flock farm or hatchery can be certified as having enhanced protection against bird flu (avian influenza) and Newcastle disease.

Published 3 June 2011
Last updated 1 October 2014 + show all updates
  1. AHVLA documents have been re-assigned to the new Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).

  2. First published.