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Fri, 13 September 2019
Under the UK Animal Welfare Acts, humans responsible for animals must ensure that the animals under their care are protected from pain, suffering, injury and disease. This includes protecting animals from pain or suffering inflicted with inappropriate and aversive training methods, containment systems or fences. Read more about the BVA policy position on use of electric containment in livestock...
Wed, 4 September 2019
As part of your cattle veterinary association’s on-going commitment to meeting the needs of cattle vets, BCVA were keen to understand the opinions of all cattle vets in clinical practice in UK (whether currently a member or not) on what the association was doing well, areas needed to develop and what opportunities there were to answer unmet needs. Vet Times have published an article (Volume 49 No...
Thu, 9 May 2019
BCVA has just launched a Voice of the Cattle Vet Survey and are urging all vets who spend at least 25% of their time seeing cattle to take part. They are especially keen to get the views of lapsed or non-members, as well as BCVA members. The survey will run throughout May, closing on 7th June, and all those who complete the survey will be in with a chance to win a £100 voucher. It should only...
Thu, 7 March 2019
New guidance has been published today to ensure import and export trade in animals, animal products, fish, food and feed can continue in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-veterinary-sector-and-preparing-for-eu-exit This guidance will help to...
Fri, 1 March 2019
Throughout the government’s negotiations to leave the EU on 29 March the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has developed plans for all possible outcomes including no deal. We have therefore published on GOV.UK  our EU Exit Information Hub www.gov.uk/guidance/eu-exit-information  which sets out what...

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