Here to inform you about all aspects of bovine TB

Are you dealing with a TB breakdown in your cattle herd?

We know that experiencing a TB breakdown can be particularly stressful. Explore what to expect if your cattle herd suffers a TB breakdown, including TB testing, compensation arrangements and trading options whilst under TB restrictions. I have a TB breakdown in my herd

How to protect your cattle herd
from a TB breakdown

There are many simple, practical steps that cattle keepers can take to protect their herd from TB. Find out about responsible cattle movements, on-farm biosecurity measures and contingency planning for a TB breakdown.

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About the TB Hub 

The TB hub is the ‘go-to’ place for British beef and dairy farmers to find practical advice on dealing with bovine TB on their farm, covering everything from biosecurity measures to understanding trading rules.

The hub is a joint industry and government initiative, supported by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), the Animal & Plant Health Agency (APHA), the British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA), the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), Landex, and the National Farmers Union (NFU).

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TB Advisory Service

The TB Advisory Service provides free, bespoke advice to cattle keepers in the High Risk and Edge Areas of England on practical, cost-effective measures to build herd resilience to bovine tuberculosis.

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ibTB interactive online map - Bovine TB

ibTB

ibTB is an online interactive mapping tool displaying ongoing and resolved TB breakdowns in England and Wales over the past five years. Use it to find out about the bovine TB situation in your local area, and when purchasing cattle.

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About bovine TB

Bovine tuberculosis is one of the biggest challenges facing the UK cattle farming industry today.

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TB testing

Find out about the diagnostic tests for bovine TB including the tuberculin skin test and supplementary blood tests.

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Bovine TB policy

Information about the latest bovine tuberculosis policy changes and public consultations.

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Bovine TB Risk Map for Great Britain

Click on the interactive map below for information about the different bovine TB risk areas in Great Britain, including TB testing intervals and whether pre-and/or post movement testing is required.

Area Information

Please select a location on the map for further information.

England

Edge Area (six month)

Edge Area (annual)

High Risk Area

Low Risk Area

Wales

High TB

Intermediate TB

Low TB

Scotland & Isle of Man

OTF (Officially TB Free)

TB Hub Contributors

The TB hub is a joint industry and government initiative, supported by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), the Animal & Plant Health Agency (APHA), the British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA), the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), Landex, and the National Farmers Union (NFU).