Representation and Education


Tue, 29 August 2017
Please click on the link below for BCVA and BVA's joint statment on Analgesia in calves. Analgesia in calves
Fri, 17 March 2017
The new cattle measures guidance has just been published on the TB Hub at
Tue, 17 January 2017
The Animal and Plant Health Agency is warning farmers and smallholders not to feed catering or kitchen waste to livestock such as pigs and poultry, even if they are being kept as pets. It remains illegal to feed catering waste, kitchen scraps, meat or meat products to farmed animals. This is to prevent the introduction and spread of potentially devastating notifiable animal diseases, such as...
Tue, 20 December 2016
BCVA is recommending reducing the overall amount of antibiotics used in cattle practice. Work still needs to be done to establish the levels currently being used in cattle so that appropriate targets can be set but there are measures that can immediately be adopted. BCVA is recommending minimal use of the third and fourth generation cephalosporins, fluoroquinolones and colistin. These drugs...

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