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Photocopy of 1969 Tiree Council of Social Services document to the Department of Agriculture for Scotland.

Petition addressed to the Divisional Vetinary Officer, organised by the Tiree Council of Social Services Agricultural Sub-Committee and signed by the owners of cattle wishing to apply for registration under the Brucellosis (Accredited Herds) Scheme.


Form letter from Tiree Council of Social Services about a forthcoming lecture on brucellosis in cattle.

Form letter from the Chairman of the Agricultural Sub-Committee about a forthcoming lecture, `Brucellosis (Infectious Abortion) in Cattle` by P. G, Hignett of Glasgow University Vetinary School to be held in Cornaigmore School on 25th November (year unknown).


Draft letter dated September 1968 from Tiree Council of Social Service to the Divisionary Vetinary Officer.

Draft letter from theTiree County Councillor and Robert Beck, vet and Chairman of the Agricultural Sub-Committee, on the advisability of the cattle owners of Tiree to join the Brucellosis Accredited Herds Scheme while the cattle are still free from infection.


Letter dated 16/5/1969 to Donald MacLean, Kenovay from from the secretaries of the Reef grazing Committee and the Balephetrish General Common.

Notification that the recipient of the letter, who introduced three heifers to the island from Islay in contravention of the Brucellosis Scheme, is debarred from using the Reef and Balephetrish Common Grazings until such time as all his cattle have been tested and proved to be free of infection.


Letter dated 10/2/1969 to the Divisionary Vetinary Officer from Robert Beck, vet and Chairman of Tiree Council of Social Service Agricultural Sub-Committee.

Draft letter to accompany the signatures of 100% of the resident herd owners on Tiree who wish the island`s cattle be treated as one herd for the purpose of becoming accredited under the Brucellosis Scheme.