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Welsh Government

Message from Wales Chief Veterinary Officer, Christianne Glossop

 

Many people across Wales keep birds such as chickens, other poultry and waterfowl  in their gardens or smallholdings.  As well as for food production, some of these birds are kept as pets and can become a well-loved part of the family.

Welsh Government

Avian Influenza identified in poultry near Crickhowell, Powys

The Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales, Christianne Glossop has confirmed the presence of avian influenza H5N1  on a mixed poultry premises near Crickhowell, Brecon and Radnorshire, Powys.

Welsh produce

New food and drink vision launched as Winter Fair returns

Growing the Welsh food and drink industry’s value to £8.5bn and increasing the number of employees in the sector who receive the Welsh Living Wage to 80%, both by 2025, are at the heart of a new Welsh Government vision.

Welsh Government

Avian Influenza identified in poultry on Anglesey

The Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales, Christianne Glossop has confirmed the presence of avian influenza H5N1 in a small backyard flock of chickens and ducks at a premises on the Isle of Anglesey.

Welsh Government

New housing measures to protect poultry and captive birds against avian flu

The Chief Veterinary Officers for Wales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland have agreed to bring in new housing measures to protect poultry and captive birds from avian influenza following a number of confirmed cases across Great Britain in recent weeks.

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“Refreshed TB Eradication Programme will build on positive progress made in Wales” - Rural Affairs Minister, Lesley Griffiths

A refreshed TB Eradication Programme will build on the positive progress already made in Wales which has seen a 48% decrease in new TB incidents since 2009.

Welsh Government

North Wales COP26 Regional Roadshow highlights region’s potential

The first of four regional roadshow being held in Wales to maximise on the momentum of COP26 is being held in North Wales today (Thursday 4 November), focussing on the region’s potential for renewable and green energy

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Plan to achieve good quality of life for all animals in Wales published

A five-year plan which outlines steps towards achieving the ambition of ensuring a good quality of life for all animals in Wales will be published today by the Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths.

Welsh Government

Avian influenza: prevention zone declared across Great Britain

Following a number of detections of avian influenza (bird flu) in wild birds across Great Britain, the Chief Veterinary Officers from Wales, England and Scotland have declared an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) across the whole of Great Britain to mitigate the risk of the disease spreading amongst poultry and captive birds.

Welsh Government

Avian Influenza identified in poultry and wild birds in Wrexham County Borough

The Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales, Christianne Glossop has confirmed the presence of avian influenza H5N1 in poultry and wild birds at a premises in the Wrexham County Borough area.

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£185m boost to the Welsh food and drink industry from Project HELIX

A Welsh Government and EU-funded project has delivered a significant boost to the food and drink industry in Wales, helping it develop hundreds of new products and create new jobs.

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200-plus new Welsh food and drink products as major event returns

From the UK’s first carbon-neutral potatoes to plant-based desserts and alcohol free botanic drinks, Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths has announced more than 200 new food and drink products will be showcased by Welsh businesses at BlasCymru/TasteWales, which returns today.