Bluetongue zone pushes SW as midge risk grows

July 2008
Farmers Weekly;7/11/2008, p62
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The article reports on the launching of the Bluetongue Protection Zone into south-west Wales being prepared by the Welsh Assembly government. The government is also urging farmers to order vaccine now. The assembly is worried that the circulation of the midges increases during the summer months, creating the greatest risk of bluetongue. Wales' chief veterinary officer Christianne Glossop said that the next priority area for the vaccine in Wales will include the western part of Glamorgan not in the Protection Zone announced on June 27, 2008.


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