Written Answers. - Cattle TB Statistics.

57.

asked the Minister for Agriculture the number of cattle slaughtered as a result of TB in County Monaghan for the last five years.

The number of cattle slaughtered as a result of TB in County Monaghan in recent years were as follows:

Year

Number

1980

1,341

1981

1,027

1982

1,147

1983

1,038

1984

1,145

1985 (to 30 September)

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