28 November 2020 Avian influenza H5N8 confirmed in rearing turkeys at a premises close to Northallerton, Hambleton, North Yorkshire. 8 December 2020 Updated the rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating within the Protection Zone. eleven December 2020 Added general licence for the motion of poultry by merchandise and hatching eggs for disposal from premises in a Protection or Surveillance Zone (EXD389 ). 14 December 2020 Updated the ‘Biosecurity and stopping welfare impacts in poultry and captive birds’ steering and the ‘Biosecurity self-assessment guidelines’.

11 November 2020 Updated to replicate an extra case of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in broiler breeder chickens near Leominster in Herefordshire. thirteen November 2020 Updated the foundations on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating within the Protection Zone guidance. 24 November 2020 Updated the ‘Rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed sport birds originating within the Protection Zone’ steerage doc. 27 November 2020 Updated the ‘Biosecurity and preventing welfare impacts in poultry and captive birds’ steerage document. 27 November 2020 Updated the overall licence for the motion of poultry carcases for disposal from premises in a Protection Zone in England or Wales (EXD339).

Well Being Targets

17 December 2020 Updated to reflect that avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed in a backyard flock of chickens near Hawes, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire. 21 December 2020 Updated the ‘Rules on meat produced from poultry and farmed game birds originating within the Protection Zone’ steering.

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