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Historical record of bovine TB in Ireland and Great Britain



Recent records of cattle slaughtered in Wales



Recent records of cattle slaughtered in Scotland



Recent records of cattle slaughtered in England



Early records of cattle slaughtered in Great Britain

YearReactors slaughteredCattlePrevalence (%)References
1956776599890000.0777Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19571120899090000.1131Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19582277099770000.2282Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
195925571103270000.2476Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
196022868107720000.2123Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
196114984108610000.1380Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19629780107490000.0910Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19635901106050000.0556Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19645128105150000.0488Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19653463108260000.0320Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19663248110170000.0295Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19673047111070000.0274Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19682168109440000.0198Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19692417111310000.0217Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19702081112620000.0185Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19711834114200000.0161Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19721568120400000.0130Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19731574129110000.0122Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19741624135820000.0120Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19751666130080000.0128Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19761058125220000.0084Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
1977764122890000.0062Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
1978668121210000.0055Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
1979633120480000.0053Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
1980873119180000.0073Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
1981784117010000.0067Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
1982569118130000.0048Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
1983621118190000.0053Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
1984660117070000.0056Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
1985699113970000.0061Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
1986513110630000.0046Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
1987810107540000.0075Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
1988688104580000.0066Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
1989901105200000.0086Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19901048105670000.0099Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19911124103470000.0109Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19921244102430000.0121Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19931965101660000.0193Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19942304102670000.0224Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19952896101570000.0285Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
19963253102800000.0316Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3
1997321399020000.0324Ref 4,Ref 5,Ref 3


Recent records of cattle slaughtered in Great Britain



Early records of cattle slaughtered in Northern Ireland

YearPrevalence (%)References
19610.59Ref 1,Ref 2
19620.26Ref 1,Ref 2
19630.15Ref 1,Ref 2
19640.12Ref 1,Ref 2
19650.12Ref 1,Ref 2
19660.14Ref 1,Ref 2
19670.2Ref 1,Ref 2
19680.09Ref 1,Ref 2
19690.09Ref 1,Ref 2
19700.07Ref 1,Ref 2
19710.07Ref 1,Ref 2
19720.12Ref 1,Ref 2
19730.17Ref 1,Ref 2
19740.2Ref 1,Ref 2
19750.25Ref 1,Ref 2
19760.29Ref 1,Ref 2
19770.25Ref 1,Ref 2
19780.22Ref 1,Ref 2
19790.19Ref 1,Ref 2
19800.25Ref 1,Ref 2
19810.22Ref 1,Ref 2
19820.19Ref 1,Ref 2
19830.17Ref 1,Ref 2
19840.15Ref 1,Ref 2
19850.12Ref 1,Ref 2
19860.09Ref 1,Ref 2
19870.12Ref 1,Ref 2
19880.15Ref 1,Ref 2
19890.23Ref 1,Ref 2
19900.22Ref 1,Ref 2
19910.28Ref 1,Ref 2
19920.29Ref 1,Ref 2
19930.38Ref 1,Ref 2
19940.33Ref 1,Ref 2
19950.26Ref 1,Ref 2
19960.28Ref 1,Ref 2
19970.36Ref 1,Ref 2
19980.5Ref 1,Ref 2
19990.57Ref 1,Ref 2
20000.59Ref 1,Ref 2
20010.73Ref 1,Ref 2
20020.97Ref 1,Ref 2
20030.96Ref 1,Ref 2
20040.74Ref 1,Ref 2
20050.56Ref 1,Ref 2
20060.54Ref 1,Ref 2
20070.48Ref 1,Ref 2
20080.53Ref 1,Ref 2
20090.51Ref 1,Ref 2
20100.41Ref 1,Ref 2


Recent records of cattle slaughtered in Northern Ireland

YearPrevalence (%)Reference
20040.809Ref 6
20050.590Ref 6
20060.548Ref 6
20070.445Ref 6
20080.527Ref 6
20090.512Ref 6
20100.404Ref 6
20110.506Ref 6
20120.663Ref 6
20130.510Ref 6
20140.550Ref 6
20150.661Ref 6
20160.697Ref 6
20170.911Ref 6


Early records of cattle slaughtered in the Irish Republic

YearReactors slaughteredCattlePrevalence (%)References
19644043349624000.815Ref 7,Ref 8
19652337853593000.436Ref 7,Ref 8
19662623955900000.469Ref 7,Ref 8
19672355955858000.422Ref 7,Ref 8
19683476555718000.624Ref 7,Ref 8
19693882956878000.683Ref 7,Ref 8
19703598259565000.604Ref 7,Ref 8
19713420861337000.558Ref 7,Ref 8
19723125864381000.486Ref 7,Ref 8
19733668769698000.526Ref 7,Ref 8
19744665572145000.647Ref 7,Ref 8
19752133971681000.298Ref 7,Ref 8
19762488869540000.358Ref 7,Ref 8
19775126871243000.720Ref 7,Ref 8
197830424Ref 7,Ref 8
197924301Ref 7,Ref 8
19802982769089000.432Ref 7,Ref 8
198130376Ref 7,Ref 8
198228717Ref 7,Ref 8
198329121Ref 7,Ref 8
198430188Ref 7,Ref 8
19853260869072000.472Ref 7,Ref 8
198628179Ref 7,Ref 8
198727682Ref 7,Ref 8
19882973263205860.470Ref 7,Ref 8
19894358068001000.641Ref 7,Ref 8
19904141968999290.600Ref 7,Ref 8
19913683268142290.541Ref 7,Ref 8
19923599770844410.508Ref 7,Ref 8
19933035970539130.430Ref 7,Ref 8
19943043971376960.426Ref 7,Ref 8
19953318071740160.463Ref 7,Ref 8
19963040074129330.410Ref 7,Ref 8
19972864777256340.371Ref 7,Ref 8
19984449879469890.560Ref 7,Ref 8
19994490375697350.593Ref 7,Ref 8
20003984770324070.567Ref 7,Ref 8
20013370270974300.475Ref 7,Ref 8
20022893070250960.412Ref 7,Ref 8
20032797869368200.403Ref 7,Ref 8
20042296769922640.328Ref 7,Ref 8
20052588464074560.404Ref 7,Ref 8
20062417362601330.386Ref 7,Ref 8
20072771160840370.455Ref 7,Ref 8
20082990161501630.486Ref 7,Ref 8
20092380560256560.395Ref 7,Ref 8
20102021157515640.351Ref 7,Ref 8
20111853158192810.318Ref 7,Ref 8
20121847661454690.301Ref 7,Ref 8

In Figure 423, the number of cattle for years 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986 and 1987 were interpolated.

Recent records of cattle slaughtered in the Irish Republic

yearReactors slaughteredCattleprevalenceReference
19984449879469900.560Ref 9
19994490375697400.593Ref 9
20003914370745000.553Ref 9
20013370270974300.475Ref 9
20022893070251000.412Ref 9
20032797869368200.403Ref 9
20043984770324100.567Ref 9
20052588464074600.404Ref 9
20062417362601300.386Ref 9
20072771160840400.455Ref 9
20082990161501600.486Ref 9
20092380560256600.395Ref 9
20102021157515600.351Ref 9
20111853158192800.318Ref 9
20121847661454700.301Ref 9
20131561261469600.254Ref 9
20141614561155300.264Ref 9
20151531763212000.242Ref 9
20161691464559300.262Ref 9
20171726665132700.265Ref 9


References

References 6 and 9 do not link to web pages because web sites containing these web pages undergo change and such pages are likely to be removed.
  1. Dardni email dated 27Jan2012
  2. Dardni data dated 27Jan2012
  3. Cattle and calves from 1866 to 2016. DEFRA.
  4. DEFRA email dated 07Oct2011
  5. TB reactor stats in Great Britain from 1956 to 1997
  6. DARDNI web site downloads on 13Mar2018
  7. Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Irish Republic email dated 09May2013
  8. TB stats in RoI from 1960 to 2012 supplied by Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Irish Republic on 09May2013
  9. Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Irish Republic web site downloads on 08Mar2018
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