First Time Farmers on Ch.4 explores the impact of bovine TB
The most recent episode of Channel 4’s programme, First Time Farmers, explored the impact of bovine TB.
Watch the full episode here.
From the episode summary:
The deadly Bovine TB hits the young farmers’ herds with a vengeance, and first to feel the full force of the disease is 24-year-old Charlie. The brutal virus is wrecking his investment in cattle, and now that the entire herd is quarantined, his livelihood is under threat. Robbie’s herd is smaller but just as vulnerable and is also quarantined. Robbie’s built-up a side-line in farm-reared pork, and turns to selling piglets to keep the cash flowing, but will it be enough? Charlie’s mate Ollie has branched out into agricultural construction to make ends meet…