This category is for sites about bovine tuberculosis which is an infectious disease of cattle caused by the bacterium, Mycobacterium bovis.
Badgers and Bovine Tuberculosis
The bacterium, Mycobacterium bovis, was first reported in badgers in the UK in 1971. This article provides information on the disease it causes, the evidence that badgers transmit the disease and the action that should be taken to reduce or eradicate bTb from the UK.
Badgers and Bovine Tuberculosis
Archived article discussing the effectiveness on culling badgers and the best way forward to reduce the incidence of BTB. PDF file. [PDF]
Bovine TB
Some facts about the incidence, cost and control of bovine tuberculosis.
Bovine TB: Looking for the Reform of a Costly and Misguided System
Campaigning organisation maintaining that the current bovine TB eradication policy is flawed. Includes information on the present system, case studies and a forum.
Mycobacterium bovis
Information from Wikipedia on this bacterium, the causal agent of bovine TB, and its epidemiology in the UK where badgers are believed to contribute to the spread of the disease between cattle herds.
SureFarm Ltd
Provides bovine tuberculosis diagnostic services along with news and links of interest.
TB Hub
Offers an independent advisory and support service to farmers encountering problems with TB or whose animals including non-bovines are at risk from the disease., Includes FAQ .and contacts at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire
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