Guidance

Avian influenza (bird flu): cases and disease control zones in England

Current and suspected cases of avian influenza (bird flu) in the UK and the disease control measures in place.

Applies to England

When avian influenza is confirmed or suspected in poultry or other captive birds, disease control zones are put in place around the infected premises to prevent the spread of the disease. Within these zones a range of restrictions on the movement of poultry and material associated with their keeping can apply.

Check if you are in a zone on our interactive map.

Definitive requirements are set out in the published declarations for each disease control zone currently in force. For further information see our cases and disease control zones section.

For details of cases in:

General or specific licences allow the movement of birds, products of animal origin or mammals from zones. This page lists the licences when available.

See the avian influenza guidance for information on how to spot avian influenza (bird flu), what to do if you suspect it, and measures to prevent it.

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Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) including housing measures is in force across the UK. See the avian influenza guidance for more information.

Cases and disease control zones

The government has confirmed 68 cases of avian influenza H5N1 in England.

There was also 1 case of avian influenza in Wales where a small area of the disease control zones around this case extended into England. In addition there were 2 cases of avian influenza in Scotland where a small area of the surveillance zone surrounding each case extends into England. One of these zones has been revoked.

Temporary control zones in force:

No temporary control zones are in force.

Disease control zones in force:

Disease control zones no longer in force:

Avian influenza Temporary Control Zones

No temporary control zones are currently in force.

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Protection and Surveillance Zones

Second premises near Tattenhall, Cheshire West & Chester, Cheshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in commercial poultry at a second premises near Tattenhall, Cheshire West & Chester, Cheshire on the 13 January 2022. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. All poultry on the suspect premises will be humanely culled.

Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near Tattenhall, Cheshire West & Chester, Cheshire

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Near Tattenhall, Cheshire West & Chester, Cheshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in commercial poultry at a premises near Tattenhall, Cheshire West & Chester, Cheshire on the 13 January 2022. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. All poultry on the suspect premises will be humanely culled.

Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near Tattenhall, Cheshire West & Chester, Cheshire

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Second premises near Louth, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was suspected in commercial poultry at a premises near Louth, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire on the 9 January 2022. Following testing highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed on the 10 January 2022 and becomes the second premises near Louth, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

All poultry on the suspect premises have been humanely culled.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near Louth, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

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This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zone which was in place around the premises.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – near Louth, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire (PDF, 739 KB, 14 pages)

Near Upholland, West Lancashire, Lancashire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in kept birds near Upholland, West Lancashire, Lancashire on 7 January 2022. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Upholland, West Lancashire, Lancashire

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Second premises near North Somercotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was suspected in commercial poultry at a premises near North Somercotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire on the 5 January 2022. Following official testing highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed on 5 January 2022 and becomes the second premises near North Somercotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near North Somercotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

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This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zone which was in place around the premises.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – near North Somercotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire (PDF, 524 KB, 14 pages)

Near Lazonby, Eden, Cumbria

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in kept birds Lazonby, Eden, Cumbria on 4 January 2022. All birds on the premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Lazonby, Eden, Cumbria

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Tenth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in kept birds at a tenth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire on 3 January 2022. All birds exposed to infection on the premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

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Near Louth, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in commercial poultry at a premises near Louth, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire on the 31 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Louth, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

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Near Mablethorpe, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in non-commercial birds at a premises near Mablethorpe, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire on the 31 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Mablethorpe, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

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Near Romsey, Test Valley, Hampshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in a non-commercial flock of birds at a premises near Romsey, Test Valley, Hampshire on the 30 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Romsey, Test Valley, Hampshire

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Near North Somercotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in commercial poultry at a premises near North Somercotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire on the 28 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near North Somercotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

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Near Watlington, King’s Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in commercial poultry at a premises near Watlington, King’s Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk on the 28 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Watlington, King’s Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk

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Second premises near Helsby, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in non-commercial birds at a second premises near Helsby, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire on the 22 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near Helsby, Cheshire West & Chester, Cheshire

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Near Helsby, Cheshire West & Chester, Cheshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in poultry at a premises near Helsby, Cheshire West & Chester, Cheshire on the 18 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Ninth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in poultry at a ninth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire on the 18 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Eighth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in poultry at an eighth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire on the 17 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Seventh premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in poultry at a seventh premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire on the 16 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

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Ninth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a ninth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire on the 16 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

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Sixth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in poultry at a sixth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire on the 16 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

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Premises near Market Bosworth, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Market Bosworth, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire on the 16 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Premises near Wem, North Shropshire, Shropshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Wem, North Shropshire, Shropshire on the 15 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Wem, North Shropshire, Shropshire

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This premises is in England. However the Surveillance Zone put in place surrounding the premises crosses the border. See the Welsh Government website for details of disease control zones in the relevant areas of Wales.

Fifth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a fifth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire on the 14 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

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Fourth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a fourth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire on the 14 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) –Near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

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Second premises near Pocklington, East Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a second premises near Pocklington, East Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire on the 14 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Pocklington, East Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Premises near Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, Durham

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in poultry at a premises near Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, Durham on the 14 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, Durham

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Second premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in poultry at a second premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire on the 12 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

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Second premises near Willington, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Willington, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire on the 11 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Willington, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire

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Third premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in poultry at a third premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire on the 12 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

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Premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in poultry at a premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire on the 11 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

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Premises near Clifford, Hereford and South Herefordshire, Herefordshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Clifford, Hereford and South Herefordshire, Herefordshire on the 10 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Clifford, Hereford and South Herefordshire, Herefordshire

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Premises near Highworth, Swindon, Wiltshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Highworth, Swindon, Wiltshire on the 10 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Highworth, Swindon, Wiltshire

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Premises near Aspatria, Allerdale, Cumbria

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Aspatria, Allerdale, Cumbria on the 9 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Aspatria, Allerdale, Cumbria

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Eighth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at an eighth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire on the 8 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

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Premises near Sudbury, Babergh, South Suffolk

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near near Sudbury, Babergh, South Suffolk on the 8 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near Sudbury, Babergh, South Suffolk

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Premises near Pocklington, East Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in commercial poultry at a premises near Pocklington, East Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire on the 7 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near Pocklington, East Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Fourth premises near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in commercial poultry at a fourth premises near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire on the 7 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire

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Third premises near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in commercial poultry at a third premises near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire on the 6 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire

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Seventh premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a seventh premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire on the 5 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

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Premises near Newent, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Newent, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire on the 5 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near Newent, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

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Premises near Richmond, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Richmond, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire on the 3 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near Richmond, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire

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Premises near Gretna, Dumfriesshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Gretna, Dumfriesshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland on the 3 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been put in place around the premises. This premises is in Scotland, however the Surveillance Zone put in place surrounding the premises cross the border. See the Scottish Government website for details of disease control zones in the relevant areas of Scotland.

Details of the measures that apply in the Surveillance Zone for the relevant areas of England can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near Gretna, Dumfriesshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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Premises near Tutbury, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Tutbury, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire on the 2 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Sixth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a sixth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire on the 2 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

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Second premises near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a second premises near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire on the 30 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Fifth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in commercial poultry at a fifth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire on the 28 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Fourth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a fourth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire on the 26 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Premises near Poulton le Fylde, Wyre, Lancashire

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Poulton le Fylde, Wyre, Lancashire on the 25 November 2021. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 26 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Poulton le Fylde, Wyre, Lancashire

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This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Poulton le Fylde, Wyre, Lancashire (PDF, 489 KB, 14 pages)

Third Premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a third premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire on the 25 November 2021. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 26 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration. The declaration has been amended to correct the title of the declaration.

This amends the declaration.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Lancashire (PDF, 765 KB, 14 pages)

This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire (PDF, 662 KB, 14 pages)

Premises near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire on the 25 November 2021. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 25 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire (PDF, 894 KB, 14 pages)

Second premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a second premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire on the 22 November 2021. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 24 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire (PDF, 792 KB, 14 pages)

Second premises near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a second premises near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire on the 22 November 2021. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 24 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the Zone, the 3km Protection has ended and the area that formed the Protection Zone becomes part of the Surveillance Zone. Details of the measures that apply in these amended zones can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of the ending of a Protection Zone near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire and the area that formed that Protection Zone becomes part of the Surveillance Zone centred on grid reference SE3249091190

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This ends the 3km Protection Zone and revokes and replaces the 10km Surveillance Zone.

Amended declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire (PDF, 1.2 MB, 14 pages)

This amends and replaces the Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – second near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire (PDF, 749 KB, 14 pages)

This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire (PDF, 757 KB, 14 pages)

Premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire on the 21 November 2021. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 24 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire (PDF, 798 KB, 14 pages)

Premises near Mouldsworth, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Mouldsworth, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire on the 20 November 2021. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 21 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Mouldsworth, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire (PDF, 1.59 MB, 14 pages)

Premises near Willington, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Willington, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire on the 17 November 2021. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 19 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones declaration.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Willington, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire (PDF, 1.64 MB, 14 pages)

Premises near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire on the 13 November 2021. Further testing confirmed this as a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 14 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the Zone the 3km Protection has ended and the area that formed the Protection Zone becomes part of the Surveillance Zone.

Declaration of the ending of a Protection Zone near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire and the area that formed that Protection Zone becomes part of the Surveillance Zone centred on grid reference SE3246489477

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This ends the 3km Protection Zone and revokes and replaces the 10km Surveillance Zone.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire (PDF, 772 KB, 15 pages)

This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire (PDF, 773 KB, 14 pages)

Captive Bird (monitoring) Controlled Zones

Premises near Eton, Windsor & Maidenhead, Berkshire

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in captive birds at a premises near Eton, Windsor & Maidenhead, Berkshire on the 2 January 2022. Following a risk assessment, a 3km Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone has been put in place surrounding the premises. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled. Details of measures that apply in this zone can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Eton, Windsor & Maidenhead, Berkshire

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Premises near Buckfastleigh, Teignbridge, Devon

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in captive birds at a premises near Buckfastleigh, Teignbridge, Devon on the 22 December 2021. Following a risk assessment, a 3km Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone has been put in place surrounding the premises. Details of the measures that apply in this zone can be found in the declaration. All birds affected birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

Declaration of a Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone (Avian Influenza) – near Buckfastleigh, Teignbridge, Devon

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Premises near Washington, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Washington, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear on the 11 December 2021. Following a risk assessment a 3km Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone has been put in place surrounding the premises. Details of the measures that apply in this zone can be found in the declaration.

Declaration of a Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Washington, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

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Premises near Clitheroe, Ribble Valley, Lancashire

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Clitheroe, Ribble Valley, Lancashire on the 26 November 2021. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1). All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

Following a risk assessment a 3km Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone has been put in place surrounding the premises. Details of the measures that apply in this zone can be found in the declaration.

This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Clitheroe, Ribble Valley, Lancashire (PDF, 849 KB, 14 pages)

Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza Restricted Zones

No Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza (LPAI) Restricted zones are currently in force.

Premises no longer in zones

Premises near Annan, Dumfriesshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Annan, Dumfriesshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland on the 9 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone was put in place around the premises. This premises is in Scotland. However the Surveillance Zone put in place surrounding the premises crossed the border into England. See the Scottish Government website for details of disease control zones in the relevant areas of Scotland.

Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the disease control zone declared on the 9 December 2021 surrounding this premises, the 10km Surveillance Zone has now been revoked. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

Revocation of the avian influenza Surveillance Zone, near Annan, Dumfriesshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland centred on grid reference NY2257773066

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This revokes the 10km Surveillance Zone.

Declaration of a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Annan, Dumfriesshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland (PDF, 291 KB, 7 pages)

Premises near Leominster, North Herefordshire, Herefordshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Leominster, North Herefordshire, Herefordshire on the 2 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the disease control zones declared on the 2 December 2021 surrounding this premises, the 3km Protection Zone has ended and the 10km Surveillance Zone has now been revoked. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

This ends the 3km Protection Zone and revokes the 10km Surveillance Zone.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Leominster, North Herefordshire, Herefordshire (PDF, 872 KB, 14 pages)

Premises near Silecroft, Copeland, Cumbria

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Silecroft, Copeland, Cumbria on the 19 November 2021. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 21 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the zones, the 3km Protection Zone has ended and the 10km Surveillance Zone declared on 21 November 2021 has been revoked. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

Declaration of the end of a Protection Zone and revocation of the Surveillance Zone Near Silecroft, Copeland, Cumbria centred on grid reference SD1145583082 (Avian Influenza)

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This ends the 3km Protection Zone and revokes the 10km Surveillance Zone.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Silecroft, Copeland, Cumbria (PDF, 883 KB, 14 pages)

This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Silecroft, Copeland, Cumbria (PDF, 892 KB, 14 pages)

Premises near Kirkham, Fylde, Lancashire

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Kirkham, Fylde, Lancashire on the 16 November 2021. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 17 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the zone the 10km Surveillance Zone declared on 29 December 2021 has now been revoked. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

This declaration revokes the:

Declaration of the ending of a Protection Zone near Kirkham, Fylde, Lancashire and the area that formed that Protection Zone becomes part of the Surveillance Zone centred on grid reference SD4488232598 (PDF, 688 KB, 8 pages)

This ends the 3km Protection Zone and revokes and replaces the 10km Surveillance Zone.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Kirkham, Fylde, Lancashire (PDF, 1.47 MB, 14 pages)

This revoked and replaced the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones declaration.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Kirkham, Fylde, Lancashire (PDF, 1.47 MB, 14 pages)

Premises near Salwick, Fylde, Lancashire

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Salwick, Fylde, Lancashire on the 12 November 2021. Further testing confirmed this as a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 14 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the zone the 10km Surveillance Zone declared on 29 December 2021 has now been revoked. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

This declaration revokes the:

Declaration of the ending of a Protection Zone near Salwick, Fylde, Lancashire and the area that formed that Protection Zone becomes part of the Surveillance Zone centred on grid reference SD4746333173 (PDF, 705 KB, 8 pages)

This ends the 3km Protection Zone and revokes and replaces the 10km Surveillance Zone.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Salwick, Fylde, Lancashire (PDF, 856 KB, 15 pages)

This revoked and replaced the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Salwick, Fylde, Lancashire (PDF, 1.49 MB, 14 pages)

Premises near Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk, Norfolk

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk, Norfolk on the 21 November 2021. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 22 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the zones the 3km Protection Zone has ended and the 10km Surveillance Zone declared on 22 November 2021 has been revoked. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

Declaration of the end of a Protection Zone and revocation of the Surveillance Zone near Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk, Norfolk centred on grid reference TF8806040042

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This ends the 3km Protection Zone and revokes the 10km Surveillance Zone.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – near Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk, Norfolk (PDF, 647 KB, 14 pages)

This revoked and replaced the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk, Norfolk (PDF, 1.11 MB, 14 pages)

Premises Near North Fambridge, Maldon, Essex

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near North Fambridge, Maldon, Essex on the 21 November 2021. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 21 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the zones the 3km Protection Zone has ended and the 10km Surveillance Zone declared on 21 November 2021 has been revoked. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

Declaration of the end of a Protection Zone and revocation of the Surveillance Zone near North Fambridge, Maldon, Essex centred on grid reference TQ8469498015

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This ends the 3km Protection Zone and revokes the 10km Surveillance Zone.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near North Fambridge, Maldon, Essex (PDF, 1.38 MB, 14 pages)

This revoked and replaced the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near North Fambridge, Maldon, Essex (PDF, 1.4 MB, 14 pages)

Premises near Pokesdown, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Pokesdown, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole on the 19 November 2021. Further testing confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 19 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the zone the 10km Surveillance Zone declared on 20 December 2021 has now been revoked. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

This revokes the 10km Surveillance Zone.

Declaration of the ending of a Protection Zone near Pokesdown, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole and the area that formed that Protection Zone becomes part of the Surveillance Zone (PDF, 672 KB, 8 pages)

This revokes and replaces the:

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Pokesdown, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (PDF, 1.2 MB, 14 pages)

This revoked and replaced the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Pokesdown, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (PDF, 1.22 MB, 14 pages)

Premises near Frinton-on-Sea, Tendring, Essex

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Frinton-on-Sea, Tendring, Essex on the 11 November 2021. Further testing confirmed this as a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 12 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the zones the 3km Protection Zone has ended and 10km Surveillance Zone declared on 12 November 2021 has now been revoked. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

This ends the 3 km Protection Zone and revokes the 10km Surveillance Zone.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Frinton-on-Sea, Tendring, Essex (PDF, 1000 KB, 15 pages)

This revoked and replaced the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Frinton-on-Sea, Tendring, Essex (PDF, 1000 KB, 14 pages)

Premises near Alcester, Bidford, Warwickshire

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in a small poultry unit at a premises near Alcester, Bidford, Warwickshire on the 7 November 2021. Further testing confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 8 November 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the zone the 10km Surveillance Zone declared on 3 December 2021 has now been revoked. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

Revocation of the avian influenza Surveillance Zone near Alcester, Bidford, Warwickshire centred on grid reference SP0982749683

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This revokes the 10km Surveillance Zone.

Declaration of the ending of a Protection Zone near Alcester, Bidford, Warwickshire (PDF, 707 KB, 8 pages)

This revokes and replaces the 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Alcester, Bidford, Warwickshire (PDF, 720 KB, 15 pages)

This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – near Alcester, Bidford, Warwickshire (PDF, 682 KB, 14 pages)

Premises near Chirk, Wrexham, Wales

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in a small backyard flock of chickens at a premises near Chirk, Wrexham, Wales on the 1 November 2021. Further testing has confirmed this as a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 2 November 2021.

This premises is in Wales, however disease control zones put in place surrounding the premises crossed the border. Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the zone, Welsh Government have revoked the disease control zones for the relevant areas of Wales. See the Welsh Government website for further information.

In addition the Surveillance Zone declared on 26 November 2021 has now been revoked for the relevant area of England. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

Revocation of the Surveillance Zone near Chirk, Wrexham, Wales centred on grid reference SJ2770139104

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This declaration revokes the:

Declaration of the ending of a Protection Zone near Chirk, Wrexham, Wales and the area that formed that Protection Zone becomes part of the Surveillance Zone (PDF, 792 KB, 8 pages)

This revokes and replaces the 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone declaration for the relevant areas of England.

Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Chirk, Wrexham, Wales (PDF, 1.56 MB, 14 pages)

This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones.

Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Chirk, Wrexham, Wales (PDF, 808 KB, 14 pages)

Premises near Droitwich Spa, Wychavon, Worcestershire

Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in captive birds (non-poultry) at a rescue centre near Droitwich Spa, Wychavon, Worcestershire on the 26 October 2021. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 27 October 2021. All birds on the infected premises have been humanely culled.

Following a risk assessment the Protection Zone and Surveillance Zone were amended and Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zones put in place around the premises. Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the zones, the 3km Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone Area A declared on 1 November 2021 was revoked on 26 November 2021 and the areas merged with the 10km Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone Area B.

Following completion of surveillance activities in the zone, the Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone Area B declared on 26 November was revoked on 27 November 2021.

This revokes the Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone Area B.

Declaration of the ending of a Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone (Zone A) – Near Droitwich Spa, Wychavon, Worcestershire (PDF, 142 KB, 5 pages)

This revokes and replaces the 3km and 10km Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone declaration.

This declaration replaces the Declaration of a Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Droitwich Spa, Wychavon, Worcestershire (PDF, 760 KB, 8 pages).

This declaration replaces the Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Droitwich Spa, Wychavon, Worcestershire (PDF, 1.74 MB, 15 pages).

Which in turn revokes the Declaration of a Temporary Control Zone (Avian Influenza) – Near Droitwich Spa, Wychavon, Worcestershire (PDF, 1.58 MB, 14 pages).

Licences

To prevent further disease spread certain movements of poultry, other captive birds, eggs, poultry products or materials associated with their keeping, or mammals from or to premises where poultry or other captive birds are kept, are only permitted within disease control zones when licenced.

Check if you are in a zone on our interactive map.

Bird keepers can apply for licences for some low risk movements from any Protection Zone or Surveillance Zones currently in force.

Licenses for the movement within or from the Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zones currently in force are not required.

Specific licences

Specific licences cover a movement or activity in a disease control zone when not covered by a general licence (see below). A specific licence will normally allow a one-off movement and will be subject to certain conditions based on disease control risk.

To apply for a specific licence, complete the Application requesting exemption from restrictions (EXD100) (MS Word Document, 302 KB) and email it to the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) outbreak licensing team: outbreak.licensing@apha.gov.uk.

You should submit your application as far in advance of the requested move as possible. It should be fully completed and include details of your premises registration. You must have registered your birds with APHA before submitting a license application. Find out how to register your birds.

You must allow at least 5 days for the processing of your licence application. Complex and high-risk movements will need extra time to process. You should therefore make contingency plans to allow for this, and consider what steps you will need to take in the instance that the licence cannot be issued.

Should the premises of origin or destination for your requested move be suddenly placed in a new or different kind of disease control zone (for example, if a new outbreak is declared locally), the assessment process may have to be restarted, resulting in further delays. Again, your contingency planning should take account of this possibility.

If a licence is issued, it will normally allow a one-off movement and will be subject to certain conditions based on disease control risk.

General licences

General licences allow a movement or activity that would otherwise be prohibited in a disease control zone. You need to check that you meet and comply with the conditions of the general licence. If you do, you do not need to apply for a specific licence. You can rely on the general licence as providing authority for the movement or activity.

General licences are not applicable for the movement of any thing to or from premises which have been served a restriction notice by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).

The following general licences are available in Great Britain:

The following general licence is available in England and Scotland:

The following general licence is available in England and Wales:

General licences are available for food business operators in England – see the meat from poultry within the Protection Zone section below.

No other general licences have currently been issued for this outbreak.

Meat from poultry within a Protection Zone in England and Wales

To reduce animal health risks, food business operators have to follow specific rules for any meat produced from poultry or farmed game birds originating within a Protection Zone. Other poultry meat (from poultry not originating within the Protection Zone) is unaffected.

Meat produced from poultry or farmed game birds originating within a Protection Zone can be moved or sold, subject to several conditions. These include a requirement that the health mark is replaced with a specific mark which must remain with it throughout any processing or repackaging. These conditions are set out in General Licence EXD249(HPAI)(EW).

Under some specific circumstances – set out in General Licence EXD 264(HPAI)(EW) – the recipient of poultry meat is permitted to remove the specific mark temporarily for production, and in some circumstance not to re-apply it.

The legal requirements are set out in each general licence.

Enforcement

Avian influenza controls are enforced by Local Authorities Animal Health Function (LAAHF), which is normally situated with the Trading Standards or Environmental Health Service of a local authority. See our postcode tool to find details of how to contact your LAAHF with any reports of non-compliance.

Older cases of avian influenza

A total of 26 cases of avian influenza (2 LPAI and 24 HPAI) were confirmed in poultry and captive birds in the UK between November 2020 and March 2021, with 21 of the cases in GB. Several strains of HPAI virus were also found in wild birds in England, Scotland and Wales.

We have published epidemiological reports setting out our investigations into both the HPAI and LPAI cases in Great Britain,

A case of low pathogenic avian influenza (H5N3) was confirmed at a commercial chicken farm in Mid Suffolk was confirmed on 10 December 2019. We published an epidemiological report summarising our investigations into the case.

The H5N6 strain of avian influenza was confirmed in 21 wild birds between January and June 2018. There were no cases in poultry.

A number of cases of avian influenza were confirmed between December 2016 and June 2017. The H5N8 strain of avian influenza was confirmed at farms in Suffolk, Lancashire and Lincolnshire, and in backyard flocks in Lancashire, Norfolk, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, and Carmarthenshire. Full details of these cases are now available on the National Archives website. The same strain of the virus was also found in wild birds in England, Scotland and Wales.

We have published two reports setting out our investigations into these cases, covering December 2016 to March 2017, and April to May 2017 - these are known as epidemiological reports.

A case of low severity (H5N1) avian influenza was confirmed by the Scottish authorities on a poultry breeding farm in Dunfermline in January 2016. We published an epidemiological report summarising our investigations into the case.

A case of H7N7 avian influenza was confirmed near Preston, Lancashire in July 2015. A low severity case of H7N7 was confirmed in February 2015 in chickens at a farm in Hampshire. A case of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 was confirmed in November 2014 in ducks on premises in East Yorkshire. We have published reports about the investigations we carried out. Earlier papers about these cases are available on the National Archives website.

Published 4 November 2021
Last updated 17 January 2022 + show all updates
  1. Updated the document 'Rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone'.

  2. Revocation of the avian influenza Surveillance Zone, near Annan, Dumfriesshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

  3. Revocation of the Surveillance Zone Near Leominster, North Herefordshire, Herefordshire.

  4. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in commercial poultry at premises near Tattenhall, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire and at a second premises near Tattenhall, Cheshire West and Chester. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around each of the premises.

  5. Updated the document ‘Rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone’.

  6. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed at a second premises near Louth, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises.

  7. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was suspected in commercial poultry at a premises near Louth, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. A 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zone has been put in place around the premises.

  8. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a non-commercial premises near Upholland, West Lancashire, Lancashire. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises.

  9. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was suspected on 5 January 2022 in poultry at a premises near North Somercotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. Following official testing, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed on this premises on 5 January 2022. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises.

  10. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was suspected on 5 January 2022 in poultry at a premises near near North Somercotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. A 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zone has been put in place around the premises.

  11. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 has been confirmed in birds at a premises near Lazonby, Eden, Cumbria. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance at a premises near Silecroft, Copeland, Cumbria, the 3km Protection Zone has ended and the 10km Surveillance Zone declared on 21 November 2021 has been revoked.

  12. Updated rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone.

  13. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed on 3 January 2022 in birds at a tenth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises.

  14. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in captive birds at a premises near Eton, Windsor & Maidenhead, Berkshire. A 3km Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone has been put in place around the premises.

  15. The 3km Protection Zones declared around premises near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire and second premises near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire have ended and the areas that formed the Protection Zone now form part of the Surveillance Zone.

  16. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in non-commercial birds at premises near Mablethorpe, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire and near Louth, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around each of the premises.

  17. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in a non-commercial flock of birds at a premises near Romsey, Test Valley, Hampshire. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises.

  18. Updated the general licence for the spreading on premises or movement of used poultry litter, poultry manure and poultry slurry originating from premises in a Protection Zone or a Surveillance Zone in England, Wales or Scotland (EXD353(HPAI)(GB))

  19. The Surveillance Zones around premises near Kirkham, Fylde, Lancashire and near Salwick, Fylde, Lancashire have been revoked. Updated specific licences section to allow at least 5 days for the processing of your licence application.

  20. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in commercial poultry at a premises near North Somercotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire and near Watlington, King’s Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around each of the premises.

  21. 3km Protection Zone has ended and the 10km Surveillance Zone surrounding a premises at Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk has been revoked.

  22. Updated several general licences.

  23. Updated rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone.

  24. Highly pathogenic avian influenza was confirmed in non-commercial birds at a second premises near Helsby, Cheshire and in captive birds (non-poultry) at a premises near Near Buckfastleigh, Devon.

  25. Updated the document for rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone.

  26. Added a general licence for the movement of table eggs into, within or out of a Protection or Surveillance Zone in Scotland or England (EXD243(AI)(ES)). This replaces the previous licence (EXD243(AI)(EW) for England and Wales.

  27. Updated the document for rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone.

  28. Revocation of the Surveillance Zone near Pokesdown, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

  29. Added a new declaration of the ending of a Protection Zone near Pokesdown, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole and the area that formed that Protection Zone becomes part of the Surveillance Zone.

  30. Added a general licence for the movement of carcasses, samples, faeces and faecal samples from live poultry or other captive birds from a premises in the Protection or Surveillance Zone to a laboratory or veterinary surgery for investigation.

  31. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 has been confirmed in poultry at a ninth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire and at a premises near Helsby, Cheshire West & Chester, Cheshire. All birds on the infected premises will be humanely culled. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around each of the premises.

  32. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in poultry at an eighth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. Protection and Surveillance zones have been put in place. In a different case, avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Frinton-on-Sea, Tendring, Essex on the 11 November 2021. Following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the zones, the 3km Protection Zone has ended and 10km Surveillance Zone declared on 12 December 2021 has now been revoked. Local movement restrictions have now been removed but the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) measures remain in place.

  33. Updated the general licence for the movement of table eggs into, within or out of a Protection or within or out of a Surveillance Zone (England and Wales).

  34. Updated rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone.

  35. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in poultry at a sixth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, at a ninth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, and at a seventh premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around each of the premises.

  36. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds near Market Bosworth, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises.

  37. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in poultry near Wem, North Shropshire, Shropshire. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been put in place around each of the premises.

  38. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a fourth and fifth premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire and at a second premises near Pocklington, East Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises.

  39. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in poultry at a premises near Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, Durham. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises.

  40. Updated rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone.

  41. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 confirmed in birds at second and third premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire.

  42. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 confirmed in birds at second premises near Willington, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire and at a premises near Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. Avian influenza H5N1 confirmed in birds at a premises near Washington, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

  43. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 confirmed in birds at premises near Clifford, Hereford and South Herefordshire, Herefordshire and at premises near Highworth, Swindon, Wiltshire.

  44. Updated guidance under the licences heading.

  45. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Aspatria, Allerdale, Cumbria and a premises near Annan, Dumfriesshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been put in place around each of the premises.

  46. Highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed in birds at an eighth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire and at a premises near Sudbury, Babergh, South Suffolk.

  47. Updated rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone.

  48. 10km Surveillance Zone declared at Premises near Alcester, Bidford, Warwickshire revoked.

  49. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 confirmed in birds at a premises near Pocklington, East Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, England and at a fourth premises near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire, England.

  50. Highly pathogenic avian influenza was confirmed in commercial poultry at a third premises near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire.

  51. Highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed in birds at a seventh premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire and at a premises near Newent, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.

  52. Updated rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone.

  53. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Gretna, Dumfriesshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

  54. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 confirmed in birds at a premises near Richmond, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire. Declaration added ending the Protection Zone near Alcester, Bidford, Warwickshire.

  55. Revocation of the Surveillance Zone near Chirk, Wrexham, Wales.

  56. Updated to reflect that avian influenza H5N1 has been confirmed in birds at a premises near Leominster, North Herefordshire, Herefordshire; a premises near Tutbury, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire and a sixth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around each of the premises.

  57. Updated to reflect that highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a second premises near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire on the 30 November 2021. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises.

  58. Amended declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – third premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire. Updated the rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone.

  59. Updated to reflect that an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) is in force across the UK. This includes housing measures.

  60. Updated to reflect that highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in commercial poultry at a fifth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire on the 28 November 2021.

  61. Updated to reflect that Following completion of disease control activities and additional surveillance at the premises near Droitwich Spa, Wychavon, Worcestershire, the Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone B has been revoked. All other restrictions, including Avian Influenza Prevention Zone remain in force. ¶

  62. Updated to reflect that Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 has been confirmed in birds at a fourth premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises.

  63. Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a third premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire on the 25 November 2021. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) on the 26 November 2021. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises.

  64. Updated to reflect that following completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the zones, the 3km Protection Zone declared surrounding a premises near Chirk, Wrexham, Wales was revoked on 26 November 2021 and the areas merged with the 10km Surveillance Zone for the relevant areas of Wales and England.

  65. Avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a third premises near Clitheroe, Ribble Valley, Lancashire on the 26 November 2021. Further testing is underway to confirm the pathogenicity of the strain. All birds on the infected premises will be humanely culled. 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones have been put in place around the premises. Also added a declaration of the ending of a Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone (Zone A) – Near Droitwich Spa, Wychavon, Worcestershire.

  66. Updated to reflect that avian influenza H5N1 has been confirmed in birds at a third premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire and at a premises near Poulton le Flyde, Wyre, Lancashire. Further testing has confirmed the case at a premises near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1).

  67. Updated the general licence for the spreading on premises or movement of used poultry litter, poultry manure and poultry slurry originating from premises in a Protection Zone or a Surveillance Zone in England, Wales or Scotland.

  68. Replaced the 'Rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone' guidance document.

  69. Updated to reflect that Avian influenza H5N1 has been confirmed in birds at a premises near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire. Further testing is underway to confirm the pathogenicity of the strain. 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones have been put in place around the premises.

  70. Added the amended declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire.

  71. Added general licence for spreading on premises or movement of used poultry litter, poultry manure and poultry slurry originating from premises in a protection zone or a surveillance zone in England and Wales.

  72. Updated the 'rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone' document.

  73. Further testing has confirmed highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) in birds at 3 premises: a second premises near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire and 2 premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire. 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around each of the premises.

  74. Added the general licence for the movement of poultry by-products and hatching eggs for disposal from premises in a protection or surveillance zone.

  75. Updated to reflect that avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a second premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire and at a second premises near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire. 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones have been put in place around each of the premises. Further testing has also confirmed that avian influenza in birds at a premises near Wells-next-the-sea, North Norfolk, Norfolk is a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1). 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises.

  76. Added general licences for the movement of mammals from or to premises in the Protection or Surveillance Zone where poultry or other captive birds are kept (EXD247(HPAI)(EW)) and for the movement of table eggs into, within or out of a Protection or within or out of a Surveillance Zone in England, Scotland or Wales (EXD243(AI)(GB)). Updated the rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone.

  77. Updated to reflect that avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Wells-next-the-sea, North Norfolk, Norfolk and at a premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire. 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones have been put in place around the premises. Further testing has also confirmed highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) in birds at a premises near North Fambridge, Maldon, Essex and at a premises near Mouldsworth, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire. 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises.

  78. Updated to reflect that avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near North Fambridge, Maldon, Essex. 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones have been put in place around the premises. Further testing has also confirmed that avian influenza in birds at a premises near Silecroft, Copeland, Cumbria is a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1). 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises.

  79. Updated to reflect that avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Mouldsworth, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire. 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones have been put in place around the premises.

  80. Updated to reflect that avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Silecroft, Copeland, Cumbria. 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones have been put in place around the premises. Further testing has also confirmed that avian influenza in birds at a premises near Pokesdown, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole is a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1). 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises.

  81. Updated to reflect that avian influenza H5N1 has been confirmed in birds at a premises near Pokesdown, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones have been put in place around the premises. Further testing has also confirmed that avian influenza in birds at a premises near Willington, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire is a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1). The Temporary Control Zones have been revoked and replaced by a 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone.

  82. Added a general licence for the movement of poultry carcases for disposal from premises in a Protection Zone in England, Wales or Scotland.

  83. Updated to reflect that further testing has confirmed highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) at a premises near Kirkham, Fylde, Lancashire. 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises. Avian influenza H5N1 was also confirmed in birds at a premises near Willington, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire. 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones have been put in place around the premises.

  84. Updated to reflect that avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Kirkham, Fylde, Lancashire. Further testing is underway to confirm the pathogenicity of the strain. 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones have been put in place around the premises.

  85. Updated to reflect that further testing has confirmed highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) at premises near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire and premises near Salwick, Fylde, Lancashire. 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zones have been put in place surrounding these premises. Issued general licence for the movement of samples for salmonella testing from premises in the Protection Zone or Surveillance Zone.

  86. Updated to reflect that avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Leeming Bar, Hambleton, North Yorkshire on 13 November 2021. 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones have been declared around the premises.

  87. Updated to reflect that avian influenza H5N1 has been confirmed in birds at a premises near Salwick, Fylde, Lancashire. 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones have been declared around the premises.

  88. Updated to reflect that further testing has confirmed a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1) at a premises near Frinton-on-Sea, Tendring, Essex. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises.

  89. Updated the 'rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone' document.

  90. Updated to reflect that avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Frinton-on-Sea, Tendring, Essex on 11 November 2021. A 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zones have been declared around the premises.

  91. Updated to reflect that the case of avian influenza H5N1 confirmed at a premises near Alcester, Bidford, Warwickshire has been confirmed as a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1). A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises.

  92. Avian influenza H5N1 has been confirmed in a small poultry unit at a premises near Alcester, Bidford, Warwickshire.

  93. Updated the rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating in the Protection Zone.

  94. First published.