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Pigeons: Licensing

Volume 472: debated on Thursday 21 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs whether a licence is required to (a) breed and (b) keep racing pigeons. (185327)

DEFRA does not require the breeding and keeping of pigeons to be licensed. However, advice about biosecurity and preventing disease is available for all bird keepers on the DEFRA website or from local Animal Health Offices.