HC Deb 13 December 1960 vol 632 c37W
89. Mr. Grimond

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will inquire into the possibility of providing mobile abattoirs for the purpose of slaughtering uninfected animals on farms with foot-and-mouth disease.

Mr. Soames

No salvage of carcases is permitted on infected farms. Since apparently healthy contacts may well be infected and so cause the disease to spread, they are destroyed in the same way as infected animals. The question of mobile abattoirs to dress the carcases does not therefore arise.

Forward to