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Concern over Bovine TB figures

A farming union claims figures showing a 15% rise in the number of cattle in Wales slaughtered due to bovine TB indicates the disease is "out of control".

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Farming union: 'Bovine TB in Wales is out of control'

In 2012, 9,307 cattle were slaughtered in Wales due to being infected with Bovine TB Credit: ITV News

Farmers' union NFU Cymru claims figures showing a 15% rise in the number of cattle in Wales slaughtered due to bovine TB indicates the disease is "out of control"

It follows nationwide figures published by Defra.

"This has to bea wakeup call to Welsh Government and highlights the urgent to implement a science led policy of badger control in endemic areas of the country rather than the Welsh Government’s vaccination policy" said Stephen James, NFU Cymru deputy president.

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