100% effort into 10% of the problem talking point

July 2008
Farmers Weekly;7/18/2008, p24
Trade Publication
The author comments on the failure of the government of Great Britain to carry out its statutory duty of eradicating bovine tuberculosis. According to the author, pre-movement testing, tabular valuation, testing procedures and biosecurity advice to farmers were ineffective and misleading. Premature slaughter of cattle are conducted and there are stock of calves for trading, says the author. The author adds that the control of wildlife reservoirs of tuberculosis are also failing.


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