Bird Flu Defence Mats
Poultry keepers have been told to keep their birds inside to protect them from a highly-infectious strain of avian flu in Europe. Chicken, turkey and duck owners must keep them indoors for 30 days or take steps to separate them from wild birds. The H5N8 bird flu strain has been found in poultry and wild birds in 14 countries including Germany and France.
Disinfectant mats were used extensively in 2001 and 2007 against the foot and mouth outbreak. Designed specifically to disinfect the tyres large vehicles.