Avian flu found at third premises in Scotland
The Independent says Avian flu has been found at a third premises in Scotland amid the “largest-ever outbreak in the UK”.
The Scottish Government said that the highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed at a premises near Annan in Dumfries and Galloway on December 9.
A 3km protection zone and 10km surveillance zone (SZ) have been declared around the premises, which means movement restrictions within these zones – on things such as poultry, carcasses, eggs, used poultry litter and manure – to prevent any further spread of disease.
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