Avian influenza confirmed in East Lindsey

17 January 2017

Avian Influenza (H5N8) has been confirmed in a flock of turkeys at a farm in East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. A 3 km Protection Zone and a 10 km Surveillance Zone have been put in place around the infected premises.

The Avian Influenza Prevention Zone remains in place until 28th February, requiring keepers of poultry and other captive birds to continue to keep their birds indoors, or take appropriate practical steps to keep them separate from wild birds.

Download the Avian Influenza fact sheet