Bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB)


  1. TB restricted cattle: application for movement licence in England

    Form to apply for a licence to move TB restricted cattle to or from holdings in England.

  2. Approved finishing units for cattle: application

    Forms to register approved finishing units (AFU) for TB restricted cattle in England and Wales.

  3. Licensed finishing units for cattle: application

    Forms to register a licensed finishing unit (LFU) in England and in Wales for the sourcing of cattle for officially TB free herds.

  4. Additional CPH for an officially TB free cattle business: application

    Form and conditions to apply for additional County Parish Holding numbers for cattle businesses which are officially TB free.

  5. Approved TB isolation unit: application

    Form and schedule of conditions for the approval of a TB isolation unit.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Bovine TB: how to spot and report the disease
  2. Bovine TB: get your cattle tested in England
  3. Pre-movement and post-movement TB testing of cattle in Great Britain
  4. How to deal with TB in non-bovine animals
  5. Finishing units for cattle: approved premises
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News and communications

  1. Bovine TB: authorisation for badger control in 2018
  2. New data shows drop in bovine TB as further measures to fight disease unveiled
  3. Bovine TB: authorisation for supplementary badger control in 2018
  4. Bovine TB strategy review
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Research and statistics

  1. Bovine TB epidemiology and surveillance in Great Britain, 2017
  2. Bovine TB: epidemiology reports, 2018
  3. Bovine TB: incidence of TB in cattle in licenced badger control areas in 2013 to 2017
  4. Bovine TB: badger control policy value for money analysis
  5. Bovine TB surveillance in Great Britain, 2013
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Bovine TB: Extending the use of Approved Tuberculin Testers (ATTs) to perform skin tests on cattle in England
  2. Bovine TB: summary of badger control monitoring during 2018
  3. Bovine TB: biosecurity progress report 2018
  4. A strategy for achieving Bovine Tuberculosis Free Status for England: 2018 review
  5. Advice to Natural England on setting minimum and maximum numbers of badgers to be controlled in 2018
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Bovine TB: compensation value tables
  2. AHWBE: register of interests
  3. Culled badger numbers 1975 to 1998
  4. Incidence of TB in cattle reactors in 2011, 2012 and 2013
  5. Legal costs around the 2 judicial reviews on the badger cull
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