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Foot and mouth outbreak

Title
Foot and mouth outbreak
Genre
Interview; Documentary
TX Date
Mar 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:24:41
Description
Documentary on the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease on the Isle of Wight spread from France, nature of the disease, and measures which hope to contain it. With comment from National Farmers Union spokesman for the South, Paul Ivel(?); agriculture minister Peter Walker; Ministry of Agriculture regional veterinary officer for Newport, Jim Threlkill(?); a male vet who wished to remain anonymous; pig farmer Tony Crouch(?); islander Ron Norris(?); local MP Stephen Ross. Male presenter and male and female interviewers not identified. Plays in and out to music.
Contributors
Peter Walker; Stephen Ross; Paul Ivel(?); Tony Crouch(?); Ron Norris(?); Jim Threlkill(?)
Keywords
Trade unions; Pigs; Livestock; NFU; Farmers; France; Isle of Wight; Farms; Jersey; Health advice; Butchery; Cattle; Veterinary surgeons; Yarmouth; Ministry of Agriculture; Diseases of farm animals; Contaminated land; Diagnostic tests; Rambling; Infection; Veterinary services; Animal husbandry; Foot and mouth disease; Cows

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