Foot and Mouth Disease

Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is an infectious disease affecting cloven-hoofed animals, in particular cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, camelids and deer.

If you suspect signs of any notifiable disease, you must immediately notify your local Animal Health Office.

Information on the old Defra website currently covers the following:

If you need further information or advice not covered by these pages please contact the Defra Helpline on 08459 33 55 77 which is currently operating between 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Page last modified: 11 February, 2011