TITLE

Bovids and bees

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;7/18/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 3, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the relation between honeybees and bovine tuberculosis (TB). The author examines the efforts of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) in Great Britain in addressing the issue concerning the incidence of bovine TB and of honeybee losses. The author also cites the recommendations of the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee which include the need for Defra to pilot local consultative arrangements in livestock disease hotspots.
ACCESSION #
43981831

 

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