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The all-Wales Avian Influenza Prevention Zone which had been in place since 3 November 2021, is now revoked.

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24 November 2021
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Declaration ending the All-Wales Avian Influenza Prevention Zone , file type: PDF, file size: 132 KB

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The Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) is no longer in place, as of 16 August, 2022.

The UK has faced its largest ever outbreak of bird flu with over 130 cases confirmed across the country since late October 2021.

Scrupulous biosecurity is the most effective method of disease control available.

Whilst the risk to kept birds has reduced, all bird keepers should still follow enhanced biosecurity measures at all times to prevent the risk of future outbreaks.