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Potential Hotspot Notification - Eden Valley

North West

Start date: 22/09/2016 Close date: N/A

Potential Hotspot Notification

We have been advised that a potential new bovine TB hotspot has been identified in the Eden Valley area. To improve our surveillance information, we seek your assistance in helping us to complete a wildlife survey to investigate whether there is evidence of wildlife infection.

What is a ‘potential hotspot’ area?

A ‘potential hotspot’ area is identified when:

What will Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) do when a potential new hotspot is identified?

APHA will:

Action Required

Please offer your support and commitment by ensuring the enclosed information note is distributed to local stalkers and game keepers, to remind them of their obligation under Article 5 of the Tuberculosis (Deer) Order 1989 and The Tuberculosis (Deer and Camelid) (England) Order 2014 to report suspect TB cases in deer.

Should you require any further details, please contact us on the number below.

Thank you for your continued support.

T 03000 200301

Option 3 – APHA

Option 2 - TB

F 0113 2793365

www.gov.uk/apha


Emails / links / downloads

File: Game Keepers and Stalkers Information Sheet

File: HotSpot_21_ Eden Valley_Aug16

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