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AI this autumn a real threat, says APHA

  • 11 Oct 11:22

AI this autumn a real threat, says APHA European poultry farmers will have to be on their guard against a range of different strains of bird flu over the next few months as the autumn migratory season gets underway.They will have to watch out for H5N8 High Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), which has continued to persist in the environment, most notably in poultry in northern Italy and in wild birds in Italy, Switzerland and Germany. Farm biosecurity essential Farms with insufficient biosecurity are at particular risk, but the UK’s Animal Plant Health Agency has warned this month of the potential of fresh incursions of H5N8 from migratory birds from central and northern Eurasia. APHA experts. Read more...