TB Free England

Bovine TB (bTB) devastates thousands of farming family businesses every year and tens of thousands of cattle are culled annually in England because of it. Find out more about bTB, its impact, and why we must use all available options to make England TB free.

 Cattle culled in England because of bovine TB since January 1 2008

TB Free video: Please hear our voices


In our latest TB Free England video, farmers explain the devastating impact of bovine TB ahead of the pilot badger cull. Find out more about some of the stories using the links below.


TB Free England video: The family
Rob's Gloucestershire dairy farm has been battling bovine TB on-and-off since 2005. Our camera crew joined him as his herd were tested yet again.

TB Free England video: The calf
Barry and Angela's farm was bovine TB free for seven years. Then, despite all of their precautions, one of the herd tested positive.

VIDEO: Mervin is resigned to losing his herd
Mervin's farm has been shut down since 2007 due to TB. He is resigned to losing the rest of his 160-strong beef herd.