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Health & Welfare Bulletin No.34 : BTV - Government Statement

ENGLISH GOVERNMENT STATEMENT ON BOVINE TB IN CAMELIDS
The Secretary of State has just announced the Bovine TB Eradication Programme for England to the House of Commons. See links below to the News Release and the Programme document:
http://www.defra.gov.uk/news/2011/07/19/next-steps-to-tackle-bovine-tb-in-england-2/
http://www.defra.gov.uk/publications/2011/07/19/pb13601-bovine-tb-eradication-programme/
Chapter 4 (pages 48-52 inclusive) covers TB in non-bovine farmed animals. DEFRA have shared their thinking with the Camelid Industry over the past few months, so its contents has not come as a surprise.     

 
LIZ BUTLER
Vice Chairman BLS & Health & Welfare Representative
Nutfield Park Farm, South Nutfield, REDHILL, Surrey Tel: 01737-823375