About bovine TB
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This guidance aims to reduce the risk of bovine TB transmission to your livestock by preventing or minimising contact between cattle and wildlife.
Guide to identifying and understanding badger activity on your farm.
Measures to reduce the risk of disease transmission at pasture, which may occur via direct contact with badgers or indirect contact with material contaminated by badger excretions.
Measures to reduce the risk of disease transmission on your farm, which may occur via direct contact with badgers or indirect contact with material contaminated by badger excretions.
Post-mortem studies show that TB lesions in badgers can affect nearly all organ systems.
Guidance on the survival of the infective TB agent in the natural environment.
Evidence suggests that non-bovine species other than the badger appear to pose a very small risk of spreading M. bovis to livestock.
Be aware, the installation of badger proof fencing can impact on your ability to claim BPS (Basic Payment Scheme) payments on that area.