test and slaughter

test and slaughter

a disease control program based on selective slaughter of animals, for diagnosis by necropsy, chosen by an immunological test.
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They promised to use the deaths to publicise the "pointlessness" of the Government's test and slaughter policy.
This could see the whole policy of test and slaughter questioned.
This could see the policy of test and slaughter questioned.
Mr Williams backed the Assembly Government and its policy of test and slaughter for farm animals.
Brother Alex, spokesman for the Community of the Many names of God at Skanda Vale, Llanpumsaint, near Carmarthen, said the policy was based on a "flawed" premise of test and slaughter.
But the Welsh Assembly Government says it cannot make an exception to its test and slaughter policy.
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