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Within North Yorkshire there are approximately 6,500 stockholders, 19 livestock sales per week and millions of animals being sold throughout the year so the enforcement of the Animal Health Act 1981 is a high priority for our service.
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Duties for the animal health unit within North Yorkshire County Council include:
Effective enforcement is seen as paramount in restoring confidence in the British agricultural system following a series of animal disease outbreaks including BSE and Foot and Mouth.
Fax numbers for trading standards:
Should you have any queries, please contact the service on 0845 3301221.
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