VIDEO: Bird flu outbreak at Yorkshire Farm

There has been an outbreak of bird flu on a British duck breeding farm in Nafferton, East Yorkshire.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 18th November 2014, 10:57 am
A farm vehicle is hosed down as preparations begin for a cull of ducks at a farm in Nafferton, East Yorkshire operated by Cherry Valley after a bird flu outbreak. Photo: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire
A farm vehicle is hosed down as preparations begin for a cull of ducks at a farm in Nafferton, East Yorkshire operated by Cherry Valley after a bird flu outbreak. Photo: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

The department of Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) have moved to reassure people that the risk to public health from the first serious outbreak of bird flu for six years is “very low”.

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A 10km restriction zone has been put in place and all poultry on the farm is being culled in an attempt to prevent the spread of the disease.

A farm vehicle is hosed down as preparations begin for a cull of ducks at a farm in Nafferton, East Yorkshire operated by Cherry Valley after a bird flu outbreak. Photo: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire