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Plans to make BVD testing compulsory in Northern Ireland

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PLANS to introduce legislation requiring cattle keepers in Northern Ireland to test their animals for bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) have been announced by Michelle O'Neill, the minister for agriculture and rural development in Northern Ireland.

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Northern Ireland held a 12-week consultation earlier this year on a proposal to make it compulsory to test cattle for BVD. Announcing her decision to go ahead with the …

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