The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) reports that highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 has been confirmed at a premises in Barvas, Isle of Lewis.
All bird keepers should remain vigilant and follow stringent biosecurity measures to prevent future outbreaks. More information is available on GOV.SCOT: https://www.gov.scot/publications/avian-influenza-outbreaks/
Definitive requirements are set out in the published declarations for each disease control zone currently in force. More information is available on GOV.SCOT.
You can also check if specific areas are in a zone by using the following interactive map.
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