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Bovine TB
New TB rules for non-bovine animals in Scotland

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NEW legislation introducing a regime of TB controls for specified non-bovine animals came into force in Scotland on October 9.

The Scottish Government says that it has no plans to introduce a routine TB testing regime for non-bovine species but that the new powers will be used when a TB incident is disclosed in such animals, such as through a postmortem examination or where animals have been traced from a known breakdown herd. The control measures include:

▪ A requirement to notify the authorities of confirmed or suspected …

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