Avian Influenza – up-date

How to prepare for when your free-range birds can be let outside again (publishing.service.gov.uk) The Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) requiring enhanced biosecurity (declared at 17:00 on 11 November 2020) remains in force across the whole of England. But following a reduction in the risk of avian influenza to both wild and kept birds to…

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Lockdown January 4th 2021

COVID19 – ADVICE FOR STAYING SAFE ON ALLOTMENTS Avoid public transport. Instead walk, run, cycle or drive to the allotment Wash or sanitise your hands after using the allotment gate.  Do not work on the allotment in groups.  No group chats or communal cups of tea in the shed or hut Maintain safe social distancing…

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Avian Influenza symptoms

Avian Influenza Affected Anatomy: Lungs Symptoms: Blue Facial Discolourisation, Sneezing Avian Influenza is a highly contagious viral infection of birds and is classed as a notifiable disease. It is a legal requirement to report suspected cases to the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA). In the UK there are two notifiable diseases, Avian Influenza (AI), and Newcastle Disease.…

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Soil Microbes

Article from: realfarmacy.com Soil microbes have been found to have similar effects on the brain as prozac, without the negative side effects and potential for chemical dependency and withdrawal. It turns out getting in the garden and getting dirty is a natural antidepressant due to unique microbes in healthy organic soil. Working and playing in soil…

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