Sheep in transport © Tim Scrivener© Tim Scrivener
Earlier this month (11th September) a new livestock isolation system came into force in Wales. Farmers can choose to set up Quarantine Units (QUs) to move cattle, sheep or goats onto their farm, without observing the Six Day Standstill (6DSS) rules on their entire holding. If farmers don’t choose to establish a QU all stock must continue to adhere to the 6DSS. See also: Quarantine Units to launch in Wales despite farmer opposition It will make around 6,000 existing isolation units […]