East Sussex foot-and-mouth zone set up

A 3 km foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) temporary control zone has today been put in place around a premises near Rye in East Sussex.

A 3km foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) temporary control zone has today been put in place around a premises near Rye in East Sussex.

This is a precautionary measure following a veterinary assessment of suspect signs of disease in sheep. Laboratory tests are in progress and there is no timetable for receiving results.

Animal keepers are urged to remain vigilant for disease, check their animals twice a day and report any suspicions immediately.

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