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Avian influenza (bird flu): Declaration of infected premises in Dumfriesshire

Last updated: 17 Dec 2021 - see all updates
Published: 16 Dec 2021

Declaration of second infected premises near Gretna, Dumfriesshire, Dumfries and Galloway - 16 December 2021.

16 Dec 2021
Avian influenza (bird flu): Declaration of infected premises in Dumfriesshire


The Chief Veterinary Officer (Scotland) has formed the opinion that highly pathogenic avian influenza exists, or has in the previous 56 days existed, on premises and has informed the Scottish Minsters of that conclusion. 

In accordance with article 19 of the Avian Influenza and Influenza of Avian Origin in Mammals (Scotland) Order 2006 (“the Order”), the Scottish Ministers confirm the existence of highly pathogenic avian influenza and declare the premises in Annex 1 to be infected premises.

The Declaration of Infected Premises made by Scottish Ministers on 16 December 2021 is revoked.

This Declaration has effect from the date and time it is made, until it is amended or revoked by further declaration.


Mairi Gougeon

 Made on [date]:   17 December 2021      at [time]:    18:33 pm

[A member of the Scottish Government]

Copies of this Declaration and of the Order are available at  and from the Scottish Government Agriculture and Rural Economy Directorate, St. Andrew’s House, Regent Road, Edinburgh, EH1 3DG.

Annex 1

Infected Premises

The infected premises are the premises known as Raeburnhead cottage, Kirkpatrick Flemming, Lockerbie, Scotland, DG11 3BA.

First published: 16 Dec 2021 Last updated: 17 Dec 2021 -