A vet filling a syringe in preparation for a TB test on a cow© Tim Scrivener
Cattle farmers in TB high-risk areas will be required to test all herds more regularly from 2019, as part of government plans to stamp out the disease in England. Routine six-monthly tests will be introduced for all herds in the High Risk Area – mainly the South West and parts of the Midlands – from January 2019. This change will see the cost and time spent testing bovines increase for cattle farmers in these areas, who currently must test their […]
This article is for registered users.
To continue reading register for free...
Register for free with Farmers Weekly

Register for free to read this article, and for access to:

  • Exclusive news
  • Insight and opinion
  • Market and farming trends

Already registered? Sign in.

...or to get unlimited access to FWI.co.uk