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Data on tests, new incidents, restricted herds and cattle slaughtered with bovine TB.

First published:
14 November 2018
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There are variations in the monthly figures for a number of reasons including the seasonal aspect of TB, impact of unusual weather, number of test reading days in a month, impact of herds where a large number of animals are slaughtered in one month, etc. The data are not seasonally adjusted so month-on-month comparisons should be treated with caution.

These statistics are part of a suite of outputs that is used to monitor TB in Wales. For more detailed analysis and discussion of these trends, there is a focus on the quarterly Wales TB dashboard of indicators, which features a handful of key measures and statistical commentary.

Please note that the TB statistics published by Defra in March, June, September and December are National Statistics; the remaining months are Official Statistics.

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