The poultry section at Balmoral Show 2017 has been CANCELLED.
In a statement released by RUAS this morning they confirm the poultry section of Balmoral show has been cancelled for the 2017 show.
Rhonda Geary Operations Director of Balmoral Show said “With the continued suspension of bird gatherings in Northern Ireland due to Avian Influenza and following consultation with DAERA, the RUAS have regrettably decided to cancel the Poultry Section of the 2017 Balmoral Show. There will however still be classes for pigeons, decorated eggs and shelled eggs.”
An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone for all poultry and captive birds will remain in force in Northern Ireland until at least the end of April, Chief Veterinary Officer, Robert Huey has confirmed