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Livestock farmers in Scotland who flout TB rules face losing compensation payments under proposals outlined by the Scottish government. The plans are part of government efforts to ensure Scotland retains its Officially Tuberculosis Free (OFT) status. At present, Scottish farmers are paid the full market value for TB-infected animals, even if movement and testing rules have not been followed. See also: Farmer ‘devastated’ after TB outbreak on Isle of Skye Between 2014 and 2016, the Scottish government paid out more than […]
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