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Schmallenberg Cases Rise in Cornwall

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12:16pm 3rd April 2012

Cornish farmers call for compulsory sheep dipping to be brought back, as another two cases of a deadly virus are confirmed.

Schmallenberg can kill newborn lambs and cattle in seconds.

Experts reckon it arrived in Britain on midges.

Ian Johnson speaks for the Duchy's NFU:

"It was effective and is effective and is a lot less costly than vaccination and you've still got to develop a vaccination that is specific to the strain that is affecting you, so it may be some years down the line"

"They're very very worried about disease in general because they're going to be increasingly asked, despite the diseases being beyond their control, to pick up the tab for controlling them. We've got to look at national bio-security as well as on farm bio-security and the development of vaccines"

 

 

12:16pm 3rd April 2012

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