Birmingham & District Allotment Cooperative

Representing Allotment Gardeners & Associations Across Birmingham

Category: Poultry

  • Register Your Chickens

    Register Your Chickens

    The government are requesting anyone keeping up to 50 birds register their flock, however small, so they can keep you informed about avian flu. Go to registration form

  • Avian Flu Update: April 2023

    Avian Flu Update: April 2023

    Mandatory housing measures for poultry and captive birds, which were introduced across England and Wales to help stop the spread of bird flu, will be lifted from 00:01 on Tuesday 18 April 2023… For more details visit Gov.ukClick here

  • Avian Flu Update: November2022

    Avian Flu Update: November2022

    Avian influenza: Housing order to be introduced across England A national housing order will be introduced across England on Monday 7 November making it a legal requirement to house flocks. (If birds have an external run it must be covered to stop wild bird droppings falling into it and the sides need covering to stop…

  • Avian Flu Update

    Avian Flu Update

    Mandatory housing measures will be lifted at 00.01 on Monday 2 May 2022

  • Avian Flu

    Avian Flu

    On 29th November 2021 it was announced that hens needed to be kept under cover to stop the spread of avian flu. DEFRA has been monitoring outbreaks. Here in Birmingham flocks of birds in local parks, such as Cannon Hill, have suffered outbreaks. There is currently no date for when the housing order will be…