HC Deb 03 August 1909 vol 8 c1829W

asked the Vice-President of the Department of Agriculture (Ireland) whether he is aware of the prevalence of the disease of epizootic abortion in cattle in Ireland; whether a preliminary report has recently been issued with reference to the disease by a committee appointed by the Board of Agriculture in England; and whether he will direct that copies of the Report should be circulated by his Department in Ireland?


The Department are aware that epizootic abortion in cattle exists in Ireland, and also that a preliminary Report with reference to this disease has been issued by the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries. The revision of the leaflet issued by the Department regarding abortion in cattle is under consideration, and the question of bringing under the notice of Irish farmers points raised in the Report is engaging attention.