Crossbred beef cattle grazing© Tim Scrivener
Cuts to compensation payments and a limited badger cull are being proposed to tackle the costly issue of bovine TB in Northern Ireland. The plans are included in an eight-week public consultation launched by the NI Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (Daera). The disease costs taxpayers almost £40m a year and almost one in 10 herds in the province now has it, according to the department. See also: Read the latest news and features on bovine TB and […]
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