In September bluetongue was detected in British livestock.
The signs of bluetongue in cattle are;
- Nasal discharge.
- Swelling of the head and neck.
- Conjunctivitis (runny eyes).
- Swelling in, and ulcers, of the mouth.
- Swollen teats.
- Saliva drooling out of the mouth.
- It is possible that cattle will show no signs of illness.
For more detailed information visit the Defra website.