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‘Poultry owners must keep birds inside’ due to bird flu concerns

Poultry keepers must now keep chickens, hens, ducks and turkeys housed indoors where practicable, or keep them separate from wild birds, warns the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Animal and Plant Health Agency.

For farmed geese, gamebirds and other captive birds where housing is less practicable, keepers must take steps to keep them separate from wild birds.

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