Bird flu - Suffolk's latest advice

PEOPLE concerned after the latest outbreak of avian flu in Suffolk are being given words of advice.

PEOPLE concerned after the latest outbreak of avian flu in Suffolk are being given words of advice.

Suffolk County Council is giving out information to poultry farmers on how to try and prevent, spot and restrict the spread of bird flu.

It says symptoms include head swelling, a loss of appetite and diarrhoea.

Farmers are told to keep visitors and their vehicles away from your birds and to make sure clothes, footwear and hands are clean, before and after contact with birds.

They are also told to consult the vet quickly if there is a suspected an outbreak.

People with concerns can call the Suffolk bird flu hotline on 08456 032 814

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The messages are on the council's website.