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In November 1996, Professor Krebs began a scientific assessment of the links between bovine tuberculosis and badgers. The report, published in December 1997, is presented in 7 chapters, and there are 16 appendices, a glossary and a comprehensive reference section; the 4 page executive summary is...

Author(s)
Krebs, J. (Chairman)
Publisher
MAFF Publications, Admail 6000, London, SW1A 2XX, UK, London, UK
Citation
Bovine tuberculosis in cattle and badgers., 1997, pp 191 pp.
Abstract

Subject to further consideration of public expenditure, legal and practical implications, the Government accepts the Kreb's report and its recommendations. In particular, there was agreement that the proposed culling trial of badgers in 30 designated high risk areas should start as soon as...

Publisher
MAFF Publications, London, UK
Citation
The Government's response to the Krebs report on bovine tuberculosis in cattle and badgers., 1997, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

This short report gives details of the badger populations on farms in which visible lesion tuberculosis was found in the cattle during 1982. Reasons for the use of hydrogen cyanide to kill badgers, and for stopping this method, are discussed. Trapping seems to have proved fairly satisfactory as an...

Publisher
London SW1A 2HH, UK
Citation
Bovine tuberculosis in badgers, seventh report., 1983, pp 19pp.
Abstract

Although there was no cast-iron evidence of the connection between tuberculosis in badgers and in cattle, circumstantial evidence of interchange of Mycobacterium bovis between badger and cattle was very strong. It is disturbing to note that deer may also act as a reservoir for tuberculosis. Of 3084 ...

Publisher
Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2HH,
Citation
Bovine tuberculosis in badgers, ninth report., 1985, pp 15pp.
Abstract

53 outbreaks of tuberculosis among cattle in SW England were investigated during 1985. Many of them were attributed to infection from badgers. During the year 1115 badgers were examined post mortem in connexion with official investigations and 1826 dead badgers were submitted by the public....

Publisher
Animal Health Division, MAFF, Surbiton KT6 7DX, UK
Citation
Bovine tuberculosis in badgers, tenth report., 1986, pp 21pp.
Abstract

During 1983, tuberculosis occurred among cattle in 72 of the 31 000 herds in SW England, attributed to badgers in 54 cases. A few infected badgers were also found in East Sussex, Midlands and North. Altogether 25 of 1606 (1.5%) badger carcasses yielded Mycobacterium bovis, while 21 other species of ...

Publisher
MAFF Animal Health Division III, Tolworth Tower, Surbiton KT6 7DX, UK
Citation
Bovine tuberculosis in badgers. Eighth report, August 1984., 1984, pp 17pp.
Abstract

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy was the chief concern during 1992, with 29 802 confirmed cases (out of 38 610 suspect cases), compared with 25 026 in 1991. Progress in research on the disease was outlined. The porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome ("blue eared pig disease") occurred on 173 ...

Publisher
HMSO, London, UK
Citation
Animal health 1992. Report of the Chief Veterinary Officer., 1993, pp iv + 113 pp.
Abstract

The format of the report has been changed, and includes charts, diagrams and maps. It provides a clear account of the work of the State Veterinary Service and the Animal Health Group. During the year there were 6 cases of anthrax in cattle, one outbreak of swine fever, 2 reactors in one outbreak of ...

Publisher
HMSO Publications Centre, London, SW8 5DT, UK
Citation
Animal Health 1987. Report of the Chief Veterinary Officer., 1988, pp 52 pp.
Abstract

At the end of 1983 four farms (0.003%) were restricted under the Brucellosis Eradication Legislation because of individual reactors, and 360 (0.9%) under the Tuberculosis Eradication Scheme. Of 39 badgers from a small, heavily infected area of North Down, 9 yielded Mycobacterium bovis and 3 M....

Author(s)
Dow, C. (Director)
Citation
Annual Report on Research and Technical Work of the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland, 1983, pp 215-261
Abstract

Regulatory activities included testing of meat and meal for antibiotic residues and the development and use of tests for hormone residues in meat. All the tests on animals being imported into and exported from Northern Ireland were negative. The following outbreaks of disease were reported: Johne's ...

Author(s)
Dow, C.
Citation
Annual Report on Research and Technical Work of the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland, 1984, pp 219-262

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