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Dispelling some of the myths around TB

David Quinn, Superintending Veterinary Inspector at the Department Of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, is on this week’s joint episode of the Dairy Edge and the Beef Edge with hosts James Dunne and Catherine Egan to dispel some of the myths around TB (Bovine Tuberculosis).

David gives a detailed breakdown on Ireland’s TB statistics. He describes the testing methods and why they are used and outlines the issues around false positive and false negative animals.

David also outlines the current strategies to manage TB risk within the wildlife population.

Listen in below:

For more episodes from the Dairy Edge podcast, a co-production with LastCastMedia.com, visit the Dairy Edge podcast show page.

Alternatively, find more episodes from the Beef Edge podcast here.