Details on current and previous events can be found below.

Upcoming webinars

Defra Avian Influenza - "Stop the Spread" webinars

Due to the current avian influenza (‘Bird Flu’) outbreak, maintaining effective biosecurity has never been more critical.

Find out what you can do to keep your birds free of the disease, by registering for one of the Defra webinars.

The webinars run from 16th December – 22nd December, with bespoke sessions aimed at commercial producers, smallholders/hobby keepers/pet keepers and veterinarians.

These events will be hosted by leading Defra epidemiologists and veterinary professionals and will cover:

  • The latest information on the national situation and the high number of cases in the North Yorkshire, Lincolnshire & Leicestershire areas;
  • Essential biosecurity measures that all keepers of birds and poultry (pets or commercial) should be taking in these higher instance areas and the rest of the country;
  • An opportunity to ask questions about biosecurity best practice;

To register and for full details visit:

Previous events

Protect your flock webinar (1 December 2021)

A recording of the ‘Protect Your Flock’ webinar which was held on Wednesday 1 December in conjunction with CAFRE to heighten awareness of the importance of good biosecurity for the hobby flock sector is now available in the following video:


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