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Further bluetongue cases confirmed in Temporary Control Zone

Further cases of BTV3 have been confirmed over the weekend within the existing Temporary Control Zone (TCZ) in Kent, however there has been a positive development that a designation has been confirmed for the ABP Guildford abattoir. This is the

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Additional Bluetongue cases confirmed following ongoing surveillance

Following active surveillance within the temporary control zone (TCZ), two further cases have been identified taking the total number of cases to seven. Both cases are linked to a holding with previously confirmed cases of bluetongue serotype 3 (BTV-3). “These

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Farmer bluetongue hotline available

Farmers in and around the Temporary Control Zone (TCZ), can now access and call a dedicated bluetongue hotline to get advice or ask questions linked to the current situation. All farmers and keepers of animals can access the bluetongue hotline:

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Bluetongue surveillance in temporary control zone

Disease surveillance is underway in and around the Temporary Control Zone (TCZ) to fully ascertain the bluetongue situation, following a positive case of the new BTV-3 bluetongue strain being confirmed in a cow (11/11/23), after routine testing. The Animal and

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Bluetongue Temporary Control Zone advice to farmers

Following confirmation of a case of the bluetongue virus new emerging strain (BTV-3) in a single cow on a farm near Canterbury, Kent, a temporary control zone (TCZ) has been instigated. The 10km TCZ has been put in place surrounding