A low pathogenic avian influenza H7N2 has been confirmed on a small farm located at Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr, near Cerrigydrudion in Conwy, north Wales
15 Rhode Island Red chickens were brought onto the farm on 7 May and one bird died on 8 May. By 17 May, 10 of the birds had died. Vets were called and the disease was confirmed. 30 other birds and two geese have been slaughtered as a precaution.
GB and Wales contingency plans have been activated. In line with this, the farm has been placed under restriction and a 1km restriction zone has been placed around the infected premises. Within this zone, birds and bird products cannot be moved, bird gatherings can only take place under licence from Animal Health.