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TB: RSPCA calls for cattle vaccination, not just badgers

TB: RSPCA calls for cattle vaccination, not just badgers

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) is calling on government to place focus on cattle-based...

May 26, 2022

NI: Solicitor says bovine TB eradication strategy lacks key issues

NI: Solicitor says bovine TB eradication strategy lacks key issues

The new bovine tuberculosis (TB) eradication strategy for Northern Ireland (NI) does not address several key issues, according to a...

April 2, 2022

Wildlife groups to legally challenge badger cull in NI

Wildlife groups to legally challenge badger cull in NI

The decision to launch a badger cull in Northern Ireland (NI) is to be legally challenged in the courts by...

April 1, 2022

New post-mortem TB test will identify infection quicker

New post-mortem TB test will identify infection quicker

A new test to identify tuberculosis (TB) infection quicker in animals post mortem has been rolled out in Great Britain,...

March 30, 2022

USPCA condemns badger cull as part of bTB plan

USPCA condemns badger cull as part of bTB plan

The Ulster Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals (USPCA) has condemned the badger cull announced by the Northern...

March 28, 2022

Vets have central role in a sustainable farming industry – BVA president

Vets have central role in a sustainable farming industry – BVA president

British Veterinary Association (BVA) president, Justine Shotton, has highlighted the central role that veterinarians will play in delivering a more...

October 22, 2021

bTB eradication in Northern Ireland could open up new markets for beef – LMC

bTB eradication in Northern Ireland could open up new markets for beef – LMC

Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, believes that the ongoing review of the Bovine...

September 6, 2021

Badger cull identified as DAERA’s preferred option for bTB wildlife intervention

Badger cull identified as DAERA’s preferred option for bTB wildlife intervention

A badger cull in the areas worst affected by bovine TB has been identified as the department’s preferred option for...

July 19, 2021