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Bovine TB
Wales to adopt a regional approach to bovine TB

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THE Welsh Government is to introduce a new regionalised approach to tackling bovine TB, establishing low, intermediate and high TB areas across the country based on bovine TB incidence levels. It says that the refreshed approach builds on the success of its eradication programme so far, and will also look at options to do some things differently. It has launched a consultation on measures to be introduced under the new approach.

Speaking in the Welsh Assembly on October 18, Lesley Griffiths, Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs in Wales, explained that the current TB eradication programme was coming to an end this year and it was ‘time to take stock, reflect on our successes, …

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