Research and analysis

Qualitative risk assessment: assessing the risk of pigeon racing in spreading avian influenza

Qualitative risk assessment on what risks pigeon racing poses to the spread of the HPAI (avian influenza) virus to wild and captive birds.



Qualitative risk assessment considering the risks of spreading highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) by pigeons kept for racing. This has been considered during the current outbreak of H5N8 HPAI virus in Europe.

Published 15 March 2017