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New approach to inconclusive reactor animals

The Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine has revealed a new approach to inconclusive reactor animals in Ireland. The changes to the bTB Eradication...

Non-vets TB testing in cattle in UK

Since November 2020, non-vets, once trained as an Approved Tuberculin Tester, can undertake TB testing in cattle across the UK. They must deliver the TB...

Study links Sika deer populations to TB outbreaks

Ireland’s increasing populations of Sika deer may be linked to local outbreaks of TB infection in cattle, new research suggests. Although TB infection rates have...

Farmer (80) fined for breaching TB cattle movement rules

An 80-year-old farmer has been fined close to £2,000, for breaking TB cattle movement rules. Haydn Bendall, who farms at Aylburton and Hewelsfield in the...

Farmers asked to notify department if badger setts found on land

Over the coming weeks, the Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine (DAFM) will be seeking the assistance of herdowners throughout the country in...

‘A fifth of our herd will now have to be shot’

A GoFundMe page has been created to support a farm family in the UK who is facing financial collapse following a TB outbreak. Debbie and...

How to spot badger activity on your land

Written by the Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine. Badgers are not the sole cause of bovine TB in cattle, but they are an...

30-day pre-movement TB test ‘a disproportionate and unnecessary proposal’

A farm group has criticised a proposal by the Minister to introduce a 30-day pre-movement test for cattle. IFA animal health chairman, Pat Farrell, has...
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