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Bovine TB
Proposals for new legal controls on TB in non-bovine animals in Scotland

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THE Scottish Government is inviting views on proposals for legal controls to deal with cases of bovine TB in specific non-bovine animals, including llamas, sheep and farmed deer.

Launching a 12-week consultation on September 29, Richard Lochhead, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment in Scotland, commented: ‘Although the cattle industry is strictly regulated for TB, there are no legal powers in Scotland specifically covering controls of non-bovine species, except deer, where TB is strongly suspected or …

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