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Bovine TB
Views sought on plans to change the way TB statistics are reported

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DEFRA and the Welsh and Scottish governments are seeking views on proposals for changing the way some bovine TB statistics are calculated and reported. They are also asking for opinions on how the statistics might be presented at different geographical levels and how frequently the headline statistics, such as the incidence rate, should be published.

A consultation document, published on February 11, explains that the current headline statistic reported is calculated as the number of new TB herd incidents where a herd's Officially TB …

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