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The Financial Times reports that yet another British farm has been identified as having sheep that may have foot-and-mouth disease. This is the third farm in the county of Surrey to have livestock diagnosed recently as having the disease; all the farms are within a less than two-mile radius.

According to FT, “All the sheep on the third farm, the exact location of which has not been disclosed, will be slaughtered to prevent the infection spreading.” More than 1,000 animals reportedly have been slaughtered to this point, and farmers have been prohibited from moving livestock through the so-called “protected zone” within which all the farms are located.
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