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Dangers of moving cows

The movement of cattle around the country, and the presence of badgers, are both implicated in the high incidence of bovine tuberculosis in Britain. The problem may get even worse in the near future.

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Figure 1: Transport connection.


Figure 2: Trends in the numbers of reported cases of bovine tuberculosis in British cattle 1995–2005.


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Woolhouse, M. Dangers of moving cows. Nature 435, 431–432 (2005).

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