Bird Flu Housing Order Announcements

Bird Flu Housing Order Announcements

The Chief Veterinary Officer for England announced a Housing Order across the UK from Monday 7th November 2022, it was lifted 18th April 2023.


The last Bird Flu announcement was on 11th April 2023: "The Housing Order for all poultry in England and Wales is to be lifted on 18th APRIL 2023."

No Bird Flu restrictions or housing orders have been in place for winter 2023-2024.

For more information on recognising Bird Flu, how to deal with it and what DEFRA mean when they say Protection Zone; Surveillance Zone; Housing Order; etc - visit our page Bird Flu Hints & Tips

And, for a quick view of our recommended disinfectants and solutions to providing a Biosecure unit for your hens, visit our Avian Influenza Latest News page.