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FMD: New Temporary control zone established in Hampshire

by 5m Editor
23 September 2007, at 7:07pm

UK - Defra have confirmed that a 3km Temporary Control Zone has today been put around a premises near Petersfield, Hampshire.

This is a precautionary measure following an veterinary assessment of clinical signs. Laboratory test are ongoing.

It remains essential for animal keepers to practice the highest standards of biosecurity, remain vigilant for disease and report any suspicions immediately.

Defra reiterated its advice that cattle owners examine their livestock twice a day.

5m Editor