TITLE

Cattle now accepted for slaughter if the herd has been tested in the previous 12 months

PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Irish Veterinary Journal;Jun2010, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p333
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the new arrangements on tuberculosis (TB) testing for cattle in Ireland. Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food in Ireland, Brendan Smith announces that animals not tested within the previous 12 months and presented to slaughter will be returned to their farm of origin. The changes set to reduce the cost of testing the cattle and will be beneficial to the farmers. Smith addresses the importance of testing promptly to reduce the risk of TB outbreak in their herds.
ACCESSION #
51503242

 

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