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The slaughter policy, originally aimed at cattle plague and subsequently extended to FMD, was also examined.
The Cattle Plague Department set up in the Home Office in 1865 later became the Veterinary Department of the Privy Council, a forerunner to the Board of Agriculture established in 1889.
Jim Brownlie, professor of veterinary pathology at the Royal Veterinary College has warned that Britain is already vulnerable to a range of diseases from illegal meat, including ebola and cattle plague from Africa and the Indian subcontinent.
Although the hunting ban forced by the cattle plague was lifted earlier this month, Cheshire Hunt says it will only go back into action once it has consulted with farmers.
The epidemic, which became known as Great Cattle Plague, spread quickly.
But the 300-acre deer park remained out of bounds to the public as the threat of the cattle plague continued.