Foot and mouth case suspected at Norfolk pig farm as control zone imposed

A 10km controlled zone has been implemented pending further tests

A suspected case of foot and mouth disease has been identified

prompting enforcement of a controlled zone on a Norfolk farm

Following suspicion of vesicular disease in pigs

and as a precaution to prevent the spread of disease

a 10km temporary control zone has been declared around

around a premises near Feltwell, Kings Lynn and west Norfolk, Norfolk,” the statement said.

“The premises remains under restrictions pending further tests,” it added.

NFU East Anglia regional director and former National Pig Association