§ Mr. Ron Davies
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what percentage of all herds confirmed as including cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy had(a) one animal, (b) two animals, (c) three animals and (d) more than three animals, infected.
§ Mr. Donald Thompson
Up to 31 March, the percentage of herds with confirmed BSE cases in each category is as follows:
- (a) herds with 1 confirmed case—72.2 per cent.
- (b) herds with 2 confirmed cases—15.4 per cent.
- (c) herds with 3 confirmed cases—6.2 per cent.
- (d) herds with more than 3 confirmed cases—6.2 per cent.