Bovine TB payments almost double in 2008/09

July 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;7/11/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 2, p36
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The article focuses on the double increase in the compensation for bovine tuberculosis for 2008-2009. A table of figures provided by Lord Davies of Oldham to Lord Burnett shows the amount paid to England farmers for the compulsory slaughtering of cattle for 2008-2009 financial year was £33.1 million. Secretary of State Hilary Benn says that they did not reconsidered the policy on badger cull; however, asserts on the capacity of vaccination in dealing with the disease.


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