About bovine TB
Post-movement testing is being introduced in the Low Risk Area (LRA) of England.
From 1 April 2016, optional private TB testing will be available.
From 6 April 2016, there will be changes to TB breakdown testing.
A new voluntary TB test is being introduced for cattle keepers in England with herds on 4 yearly surveillance testing.
Key recommendations to reduce the risk of introducing bovine TB and focuses on risk factors that cattle keepers can reasonably influence.
APHA guidance on what happens if TB is identified in your herd.
TB policy in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Evidence suggests that non-bovine species other than the badger appear to pose a very small risk of spreading M. bovis to livestock.
Click here for the latest information on local bovine TB outbreaks in England and Wales.
The TB hub is the ‘go-to’ place for British beef and dairy farmers to find practical advice on dealing with bovine TB on their farm, covering everything from biosecurity measures to understanding trading rules.
The hub is a joint industry initiative, supported by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), the Animal & Plant Health Agency (APHA), the British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA), the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), Landex and the National Farmers Union (NFU).