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Foot And Mouth In The Forums

by | 4th, August 2007

FROM AGW in the Anorak forums :

Well that’s the end of country walks for a while.

Defra has confirmed Foot and Mouth is in Britain again and expect country-wide restriction on everything.

It is to hoped this time Defra vets do not fly from infected farm to suspected farm in helicopters ensuring the disease has a better chance to spread. (True it happened)

Get ready for scenes like the one below again if animals are slaughtered and burned on farms rather than being shipped to plague pit sites.

The critical decision should have already been taken. Vaccinate or destroy. If we start to vaccinate the French and the rest of the world will stop eating our, beef, mutton and pork.

Farm suicide rates will soar in the next few weeks. Changes in the Common Agricultural Policy, following the EU’s eastern European intake, have meant bale-out subsidies are few and far between and farmers are hard-pressed. A third are thought to have

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