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Jane Barribal wrote: "I'm not sure the chances are remote at all! Many cattle are housed in winter and where cattle are warm and cosy, midges and flies can thrive and nibble them. Much as I hate the idea that these imported cattle have been culled, until we have a vaccine freely available for use it would seem culling is the only measure that could halt infected midges infecting any other stock within their range."

20 December 2007 ~ More imported Bluetongue infected cows - from the Netherlands