Representation and Education


Mon, 13 August 2018
Please see the message below from the Defra Nitrates Directive Team regarding managing slurry in exceptional weather conditions when pollution risks are high. "We are aware of the difficult circumstances farmers around the country are facing during the ongoing dry weather. We have published guidance to help prevent agricultural pollution in exceptional weather. The focus of this is to...
Fri, 3 August 2018
The VMD has suspended products for food-producing animals that contain the excipient diethanolamine (DEA) - updated 1 August. More information and a full list can be found at
Fri, 3 August 2018
BVA are currently looking for up to 6 new members of Welsh Branch Council. Joining Welsh Branch Council is a great way to help shape the future of the veterinary profession in Wales and to ensure the voices of your peers are heard. This voluntary position provides a fantastic opportunity for networking, a chance to attend the annual political dinner with Assembly Members at City Hall, and the...
Fri, 3 August 2018
The Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture (RUMA) Alliance has issued a new position on feeding calves waste milk from cows treated with antibiotics. It says: “Waste milk (excluding colostrum*) from cows under the statutory withdrawal period for antibiotics should not be fed to youngstock. Based on current evidence it is recommended that a practical solution for on-farm disposal is to...
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...

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