Cow being tested for TB© David Hartley/Rex/Shutterstock
An additional bovine tuberculosis (bTB) private testing scheme has been introduced to provide peace of mind to unrestricted, officially TB-free farms in England. The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has targeted the service at farms seeking “additional assurances” above statutory testing. This is the latest initiative to deliver TB freedom across more than half the country by 2019 and starts at a cost of £16.25 (for 10 or more tests). The scheme, started on Wednesday (6 April), can now be […]
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