To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many premises listed in the Great Britain Poultry Register in respect of the keeping of (a) pheasants and (b) partridges have a pond, lake or open reservoir within the boundary of the premises or next to the premises.
The information requested is set out in the following table:
|(1) No partridges. (2) No pheasants.|
This information was produced using data from the Great Britain Poultry Register taken on
The GB Poultry Register captures data under the Avian Influenza (Preventive Measures) (No. 2) Regulations 2005. Registration is mandatory for premises with 50 or more birds kept for commercial purposes. In addition, the register also includes voluntary registrations for non-commercial premises and those where fewer than 50 poultry are kept.
The completeness of the data is dependant on the level of compliance with the legislation as specified above. Owners are required to de-register if they no longer keep poultry.