TB testing© Tim Scrivener
A farmer’s daughter has shared her family’s distress at the loss of one-quarter of their herd of pedigree Jersey cows after their latest TB test. It comes as Defra figures show the number of animals slaughtered as a result of bovine TB rose by 25% in Wales and 6% in England in the 12 months to September 2015 (see panel below). Jenny Ashton from Peters Marland, near Torridge in Devon, posted a message on Facebook which explained that 45 out […]
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