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Lockdown measures to be imposed for Scotland's poultry after rise in UK bird flu cases

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Lockdown measures will be imposed for Scotland’s poultry following a rise in cases of bird flu in the UK. From Monday, November 29, bird keepers will be legally required to keep all birds indoors and follow strict biosecurity measures.

Bird keepers are also being urged to continue carrying out regular cleaning and disinfecting of equipment, clothing and vehicles when entering and exiting sites.It comes after several cases of bird flu were identified across the UK - including some in Scotland.

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