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Bovine TB
Bovine TB controls

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AS veterinary and applied scientists who have followed closely the various approaches taken by different jurisdictions in order to control the spread of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in cattle, we were encouraged to see the report suggesting that targeted control measures are working in Wales (VR, June 3, 2017, vol 180, p 531), reinforced by the Welsh chief veterinary officer (Glossop 2017).

The report highlights a 35 per cent fall in bovine TB incidents per 100 herd years at risk in the Intensive Action Area over the course of six years. The Intensive Action Area, which is located in …

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