BSE decline in line with predictions
BSE in the UK continues to decline in line with predictions, according to a new report for the Ministry of Agriculture.
The latest BSE Progress Report, published on Monday, (25 September) covers the first six months of the year.
The report shows that 62.6% of UK herds with adult breeding cattle have never had a case of BSE, including 84% of beef suckler herds.
Reported incidence also shows that herds with more than four cases of BSE account for 74.6% of all BSE cases, but represent only 11.9% of all herds.
The report also shows that continued improvement is expected for the future, says MAFF.
- BSE fears over blood in feed, FWi, 25 September, 2000
- BSE cattle numbers continue to fall – report, FWi, 31 March, 1998
- BSE cases fall by 22%, FWi, 19 August, 1998