TB test © Tim Scrivener© Tim Scrivener
The government’s roll-out of gamma interferon blood testing for certain bovine TB breakdown herds in the High Risk Areas (HRAs) of England is “too little, too late”, according to an independent consultant who has advised Defra on animal health matters. Jan Bayley, who co-ordinates the Animal Welfare Group of vets and scientists, believes the limited extension of gamma testing into the HRAs means that the number of cattle still harbouring the disease undetected will persist. See also: Scientists question cull […]
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