HC Deb 16 July 1953 vol 517 c190W
82. Mr. de Freitas

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he will give greater encouragement to the practice of dis-horning cattle.

Sir T. Dugdale

My Department has been advocating the dis-horning of cattle for many years. Officers of the National Agricultural Advisory Service take every opportunity of encouraging farmers to dis-horn cattle in commercial herds, particularly where the cattle are likely to be kept in yards. A leaflet has been issued on the methods of dis-horning and the livestock officers are always ready to give advice.