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Bovine TB
Defra statistics indicate increased incidence of bovine TB

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PROVISIONAL figures for the incidence of TB in cattle in Great Britain, which were published on August 17, suggest that there has been a 6.4 per cent increase in the number of new TB incidents between January and May this year, compared with the same period of 2010.

However, Defra notes that when the number of herds tested in 2011 is taken into consideration, the provisional overall increase in the TB incidence rate (new TB incidents as …

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