Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Schmallenberg in Scotland from live sheep

Well, that was not a midge, was it?

Not even one that can fly backwards against the wind and at right angles across the North Sea via the English Channel (see previous posts)

We all know British government vets: anything but live movements are responsible for all outbreaks and epidemics.

Live movements might make them responsible for disease spread and that might cause a lot of questions to be asked about numerous previous epidemics including CSF and, Foot and Mouth.

Now watch the veterinary huffing, puffing, creaking PR machine go into over-drive.

Scottish Farmer report in full here


Schmallenberg found in Scotland
Alison Mann

SCHMALLENBERG HAS been found in northern Scotland after a tup brought in from Shropshire tested positive for the disease...