New bird flu case in Boston, Lincolnshire

Defra has this yesterday confirmed a new case of AI on a commercial turkey farm near Boston, Lincolnshire.boston map

The Chief Veterinary Officer, Nigel Gibbons has confirmed that H5N8 has been found in a flock of turkeys on a commercial farm near Boston. The flock will be humanely culled and is estimated to contain around 19,500 birds. A 3km Protection Zone (PZ) and 10km Surveillance Zone (SZ) have been implemented as per Defra protocol.

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