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Bovine TB: incidence of TB in cattle in licensed badger control areas in 2014 to 2015

Analysis of the incidence of TB in cattle after the first 2 years of licensed badger control in Somerset and Gloucestershire.

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Report of the incidence of bovine TB in cattle in 2014 - 2015 in Somerset and Gloucestershire exposed to 2 years of badger control

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Industry-led licensed badger control began in Somerset and Gloucestershire in 2013 with the aim of reducing the population of badgers and reducing the potential spread of TB between badgers and cattle.

This report assesses the incidence of TB in cattle after the first 2 years of licensed badger control in these 2 areas.

Published 30 August 2016
Last updated 2 December 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated report - the risk ratios and 95% confidence intervals for data prior to year 2 were corrected in appendix tables 8a and 8b. Appendix figure 5 which is created using these data has also been revised.
  2. First published.