TB strategy must target infected setts, says farmers

A farmer whose closed dairy herd has tested positive for bovine TB has urged the new Defra secretary to reassess the government’s strategy for tackling the disease.

Source: www.fwi.co.uk

The Test / Vaccinate / Remove strategy (TVR) being trialled by DARD in Northern Ireland offers a prospect of a far more specific means of targeting badger management rather than the broadside badger culls in England that are failing to achieve anything other than strife and bad PR for farmers.

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