Schmallenberg virus warning

Vets are wanring farmers to be aware of the signs of the Smallenberg virus. It's a disease that affects sheep and cows.

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Farmers urged to keep eye out for virus

A virus that causes still births and deformaties in lambs and calves is spreading towards the north of England. It has prompted vets to urge farmers to keep an eye out for signs of the disease in their livestock to try and control the spread.

It's called the Schmallenberg virus, named after the German town where it was first found.

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