Vet testing cattle for bovine TB.© Tim Scrivener
New figures reveal that bovine TB incidents continue to fall across Britain. The latest statistics from Defra for January to August 2014 show the provisional incidence rate was 3.9% compared with 4.3% over the same period last year. The number of new herd incidents from January to August this year was 3,017 compared with 3,137 for January to August 2013. The number of cattle slaughtered as reactors or direct contacts from January to August was 21,354 – down slightly from 22,511 […]
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