bTB - taking back control

09 Nov 2019

Glossop, C.

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I was interested to read the editorial ‘Bovine TB – it’s time to take back control’ (VR, 26 October 2019, vol 185, p 491), especially having attended the British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA) conference myself. I am pleased the BCVA is keen to ensure vets are able to be vets when it comes to TB, an approach already welcomed in Wales through our relationship with our two delivery partners, and through ‘Cymorth TB’.1

We have welcomed the support of private vets in herd visits to discuss TB with their clients

Through our ‘Cymorth TB’ and ‘Keep It Out’ programmes, we have welcomed the support of private vets in herd visits to discuss TB with their clients.

The Welsh government has similar concerns to those expressed in the accompanying news article ‘Huge reservoir of undetected bTB infection found’ (VR, 26 October 2019, vol 185, p492), particularly in...