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Fri, 13 March 2020
The deadline to submit your abstract and participate in the BCVA Congress is just three weeks away. All submissions for presentation must be in by 3 April. This year’s event takes place in Telford, 22-24 October, and once again BCVA will makes sure its programme is relevant and varied by inviting submissions from cattle vets working throughout the profession; in industry, practice and academia,...
Fri, 6 March 2020
The British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA) welcomes the publication of Defra’s pragmatic response to the 2018 Godfray review, and its far-reaching approach to bTB (bovine Tuberculosis) eradication by 2038. The report reflects the complexity of dealing with such a destructive disease and the recognition that multiple approaches are going to be necessary in tackling this together.  BCVA...
Mon, 2 March 2020
BCVA members have just a few days to go to inform a government scheme to financially reward farmers in exchange for defined animal health and welfare actions.  We are asking for your views by 5 March to help us shape how this is developed. The Animal Health Pathway is a new model designed to define how English farmers could receive financial support from the Government. It would concentrate...
Wed, 26 February 2020
BCVA Congress has a reputation for delivering high quality CPD for farm animal practitioners – and you can be a part of the programme by sharing your knowledge and experience with your colleagues. This year’s event takes place in Telford, 22-24 October. BCVA ensures that its programme is relevant and varied by inviting submissions from cattle vets working throughout the profession; in industry,...
Tue, 25 February 2020
As part of the BCVA CPD programme, Owen Atkinson, RCVS Specialist in Cattle Health and Production, will offering his popular MilkSure course at Wychwood Park Hotel & Golf Club in Crewe on Wednesday 20 May. The one-day event is open to cattle vets in practice, academia and industry. Medicine residues in milk is a challenge for the dairy industry. Whilst it can be rare in practice to hear about...

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