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Schmallenberg virus 'threatens lambing season'

Farmers have been warning that this spring's lambing season could see thousands of stillborn or deformed births because of a new virus.

More than 70 farms have so far been affected by the Schmallenberg virus, which appears to have been carried by midges coming in from Germany.

John Andrew reports.

  • 26 Feb 2012
  • From the section UK