and Mouth Disease Precautions
Golf Clubs must bear in mind the Government’s advice and keep away from livestock
holding fields and farms. Where
golf courses adjoin such areas these will be regarded as areas of potential difficulty.
that cannot be contained within their own boundaries are at the greatest risk.Public
footpaths that cross golf courses and neighbouring farmland or open spaces containing
livestock should be temporarily closed off.
further precautions need to be taken :
entrances to Golf
Club premises should to be reduced to one entrance and one exit.
a quantity of hay is to
be obtained plus registered approved disinfectant.
a list of approved
disinfectants is available on web-site www.maff.gov.uk
there are only
three approved distributors of this disinfectant namely,
Midi Chem 01732 763555; Forward
Chemicals 0151 422 1010; G
& R Leigh 01298 22725
MAFF helpline for all enquiries is 0845 050 4141