Slaughtering Pigs on TB Suspicion is Over-the-Top, says NPA

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The National Pig Association (NPA) has said that Defra’s plan for the compulsory slaughter of pigs if bovine TB is thought to be present is over-the-top, especially when it is in low-risk areas.

“We do not agree statutory provision should be used to enforce compulsory slaughter of pigs when bovine TB is believed to be present,” said NPA chief executive Dr Zoe Davies. Read more

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