Tuberculosis (TB)

TB testing during COVID-19, click here.


What is TB and how is it spread?

  • TB Hub: introduction to the bacteria of TB – click here.
  • What is a TB breakdown – click here.
  • What happens when TB is suspected/confirmed in a cattle herd – click here.
  • Organisations that can help – click here.

The Welsh Government approves orange markets – high TB areas of Wales will be able to apply for approval to hold a TB Dedicated Sale. Click here to find out more.


How to protect your herd from TB

Cymorth TB

  • Cymorth TB – Cymorth TB was developed to implement a more comprehensive approach to disease prevention and the management of new and existing TB breakdowns, and the support provided to farmers and herd keepers during the period they are under restrictions.
  • Preparing for Cymorth TB farm visit, click here.
  • South Wales Veterinary Support – Lechyd Da, click here.

TB contacts

Bovine TB

The TB hub is the ‘go-to’ place for 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.


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