Near Ness, Isle of Lewis

A second case of avian influenza H5N1 was confirmed on the 25th August 2023 at a premises near Ness, Isle of Lewis. A 3 km Protection Zone (PZ) and 10 km Surveillance Zone (SZ) were declared. With two cases in the same vicinity poultry farmers and backyard keepers should review their biosecurity checklist to protect their birds.