TITLE

Bovine TB incidents continue to decline

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;9/15/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 11, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the decline in the number of confirmed new herd incident of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in Great Britain as of July 2006. The number of animals slaughtered due to TB had also declined. It cites the implications of the decrease.
ACCESSION #
22670719

 

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