Bovine Tuberculosis: Dogs

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 23rd March 2017.

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Photo of Paul Flynn Paul Flynn Labour, Newport West

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking in response to the TB outbreak within Kimblewick Hunt's foxhounds to ensure that other hunts are free of TB.

Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Government veterinary experts have provided advice to the hunt kennels and hounds from the affected kennel have not been in contact with other hounds since the initial case was suspected. At this stage no further Government action is considered necessary in relation to other hunts.

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