Foot and Mouth movements – what they mean for you

Following additional culling yesterday of animals defined as dangerous contacts to the infected premises, movements of livestock are still restricted.

Overall, all livestock movements are banned across GB, meaning no animals can leave their current location for any reason, apart from cows crossing roads for milking or animals being moved for urgent vet treatment.

Beyond that, Taking Stock have learnt it could be possible for restrictions for slaughter movement to be lifted on Wednesday, but that will be providing there are no further confirmed cases of foot-and-mouth.

In theory it should be 28 days after the last case when movements return to a more normal pattern. for more on this go to