NFU’s bird flu advice roadshow tours UK

The NFU’s Poultry Health and Welfare Group has organised a third series of avian influenza roadshows for British poultry producers.

Twelve events take place across England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. Roadshows are free to attend but registration is vital.

Speakers will include local APHA representatives, veterinary experts, APHA licensing team representatives and the Poultry Club of GB.

Following a series of AI outbreaks during winter 2016/17, the PHWG identified a need to share lessons learned by the industry and government with producers.

This year the NFU is also extending the invitation to those who keep poultry on a smaller scale, in order to ensure the sector as a whole is up-to-date on current disease threats and the requirement for stringent biosecurity protocols during AI outbreaks.

Roadshows run from 10am to 3pm with a free lunch included.

Here are the dates and venues for the remainder of October:

 

Date Venue
17 October NFU Office, Agriculture House, 207 Tadcaster Rd, Dringhouses, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 1UD

Please note this roadshow is now fully booked

19 October Glen Garioch Room, Thainstone Centre, Inverurie AB51 5XZ
20 October Symington Suite, Lanark Agriculture Centre, Muirglen, Hyndford Road, Lanark ML11 9AX (use ML11 9SZ for sat nav directions)
20 October The Feathers Hotel, 25 High Street, Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 1DS
24 October NFU Office, Agriculture House, Southwater Way, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4NR

Please note this roadshow is now fully booked

25 October Barnham Broom Hotel, Honingham Road, Barnham Broom, Honingham, Norfolk, NR9 4DD
26 October Best Western Garstang Country Hotel & Golf Centre, Bowgreave Drive, Garstang, Preston Lancashire, PR3 1YE

 

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