Avian Influenza

Avian Influenza advice

Avian Influenza (AI) is a disease of animals caused by influenza A viruses. As the situation is ever changing, we've collated the latest updates and our most important resources.

If you are based in Northern Ireland, please refer to the DAERA website for guidance.

Avian Influenza guidance for vets

We’ve worked with colleagues at BVZS, BVPA, and BSAVA to develop guidance for veterinary professionals presented with backyard poultry or wild birds, following recent outbreaks of Avian Influenza across the UK. The guidance includes clinical signs to look out for, how to examine suspected cases, next steps, and how to report.

Latest version: June 2023

Avian Influenza Guidance