The role of CHeCS biosecurity measures in reducing the risk of a TB breakdown has been recognised in new Government rules, which will see participants in CHeCS TB herd accreditation programmes exempt from more frequent testing. The new
The inclusion of CHeCS Bovine TB Herd accreditation in new TB rules issued by the Welsh Government and a consultation recently launched by Defra has been welcomed in a presentation to vets on 26 July at the Royal Welsh Show. The address, which
A new industry-led cattle health programme to evaluate risk and recognise farmers who step up biosecurity to help control bovine TB (bTB), launches today on a dairy farm at Iron Acton near Bristol. CHeCS bTB Herd Accreditation, a voluntary
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The Cattle Health Certification Standards (CHeCS) scheme for UK and Ireland has updated its technical manual for 2015. As well as revising some of the details around control and management of individual diseases.