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‘Irresponsible’ farmer risked spreading bovine TB

Cllr Chris DowlingA FARMER from Sussex will have to pay out more than £20,000 after risking the spread of a notifiable disease by illegally moving cattle.

David Butler admitted four counts of unlicensed movement of cattle between holdings along the East-West Sussex border after animals in his herd were identified as being at risk of carrying bovine tuberculosis. Continue reading