Representation and Education


Thu, 29 March 2018
BCVA are pleased to announce the launch of their BCVA App on both iOS and Android! The BCVA website has undergone several changes over the last few months to increase usability and function. To increase this further, the decision was taken to launch a BCVA App. The BCVA App brings all the benefits of the website including access to all content of ‘Cattle Practice’, notifications of BCVA news as...
Tue, 24 October 2017
BCVA (in collaboration with BVA, SVS and GVS) would like to remind cattle vets and farmers about the need for responsible sourcing of animals after Defra and the Scottish Government announced that a number of cattle in a single consignment from France, from an area where BTV-8 is prevalent, have been tested positive for Bluetongue virus BTV-8. The animals entered the country on the 10th of...
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...

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