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TB programme in crisis – infection rates out of control, farmers disillusioned and Department going its own way

Farmers demand 'fundamental changes' in return for supporting eradication programme

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ICMSA Deputy President Lorcan McCabe

ICMSA Deputy President Lorcan McCabe

ICMSA Deputy President Lorcan McCabe

The TB eradication programme is in crisis with infection rates at their worst in eight years and farmers and the Department of Agriculture at odds over its future.

Farmers are calling for 'fundamental change' in return for continuing to support the programme, after the Department embarked on a badger vaccination programme against the wishes of farmers.


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