Farmers want urgent action as Government statistics reveal the number of herds infected by TB has risen five-fold since 1996.
Our environment correspondent Duncan Sleightholme has been to a farm in Somerset that was free of the disease until three years ago:
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A rash of hit and miss showers are due followed by some bright spells but it's mostly cloudy and dry this afternoon. Highs of 15 C.
Some showers steaming through - perhaps early April showers. A few bright breaks to follow but it's mostly cloudy. Top temps 15 C.
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