Latest figures (from April 2, 2012) confirm that 25 positive cases have been diagnosed in cattle and 213 in sheep, with the infection yet to be discovered in other species, such as goats, camelids or deer.
Schmallenberg virus (SBV) infection has now been identified on 238 UK farms, according to the latest GB testing results from the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA).
Figures released yesterday (April 2, 2012) confirm that, so far, 25 of the positive cases have been diagnosed in cattle and 213 in sheep. The infection has yet to be discovered in other species, such as goats, camelids or deer.
The number of UK counties with SBV infection has remained static since March 23, while only 3 new premises (1 in West Sussex, 2 in Hampshire) have been confirmed with the virus since the previous report on March 30.
The current figures courtesy of AHVLA, are:
|County||Positive holdings (Sheep)||Positive holdings (Cattle)||Total|
|Isle of Wight||2||0||2|