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Bovine TB
BCVA calls for a new kind of partnership to tackle bovine TB

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A GENUINE new partnership between government, the cattle industry and the veterinary profession is needed to tackle bovine TB, according to the British Cattle Veterinary Association. ‘We are not winning the battle against bovine TB and time is not on our side,’ says Jonathan Statham, the association's president. ‘Hence the call by BCVA for a genuine new partnership between industry, government and the veterinary profession to allow for ownership of bovine TB and other endemic diseases. We invite all UK administrations to sign up to the concept, with healthy cattle and wildlife populations being the main aim.’

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