Trading cattle whilst TB-restricted

To control the risk of spreading bovine TB through the movement of cattle with undetected infection, only limited and controlled movements of TB-restricted cattle are permitted. Cattle from TB-restricted holdings can only move to slaughter and certain other destinations under a licence issued by the Animal & Plant Health Agency (APHA). 

 

Licensing of TB-restricted cattle in England

Information about how to apply for a licence to move TB-restricted cattle, and the conditions attached.

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Approved Finishing Units (AFUs) in England and Wales

AFUs can accept TB-restricted and urestricted cattle from multiple sources to finish for slaughter.

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Approved dedicated sales for TB-restricted cattle (orange markets)

Orange markets allow trading of TB-restricted cattle to slaughter and to AFUs.

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Isolation units for TB-restricted cattle in England and Wales

Isolation units can accept TB-restricted cattle from a single source over a defined filling period.

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Holstein cattle grazing - Bovine TB

Other trading options for TB-restricted cattle in England

Information about movements of TB-restricted cattle to slaughter and between TB-restricted holdings.

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