Calls for Schmallenberg vaccine: full report

A farmer from Somerset has told us if his lambs catch the Schmellennberg virus then his life as a farmer will be over.

Sam Staples says he's struggling to make a living as it is, with the value of lamb dropping dramatically in recent months.

If the virus does appear on his farm, then he won't get a penny in compensation. He told our reporter Tanya Mercer, if the worst happens, then he'll be ruined:

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Calls For Schmallenberg Vaccine

There are calls for a vaccine for the deadly Schmallenberg virus as Devon is revealed to have the most cases of the disease that affects sheep and cattle