EU regulations for avian influenza extended to cover pigeon racing (OJ link)

December 6, 2005

Brussels, 2 December 2005

Commission Decision of 30 November 2005 amending Decision 2005/734/EC laying down biosecurity measures to reduce the risk of transmission of highly pathogenic avian influenza caused by Influenza virus A subtype H5N1 from birds living in the wild to poultry and other captive birds and providing for an early detection system in areas at particular risk (notified under document number C(2005) 4687) (OJ L316/21 2.12.2005).
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(5) Clarification is necessary with regard to the epidemiological role of birds participating in point-to-point races within the framework of cultural events.

Official Journal of the EU, No. L316/21 2.12.2005

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