It's been confirmed this evening that a disease which can cause sheep and cattle to give birth to their young still-born has now spread into our region for the first time.
The Schmallenberg virus has been confirmed at a farm in Lincolnshire - although animal health experts aren't confirming exactly where until more tests are done. It's thought animals are infected by bites from midges which have been blown across the North Sea.
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