Representation and Education


Tue, 11 February 2020
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February began with one of the most important weekends for veterinary students looking to pursue a career in farm practice. BCVA Board members were delighted to support the delegates at the Farm Animal Veterinary Student Congress in Nottingham. More than 250 students from around the UK attended and BCVA was proud to be a sponsor for the weekend. Board member Sara Pedersen, RCVS-recognised...
Mon, 10 February 2020
BCVA Board member Sarah Tomlinson has received a top honour at the Cream Awards 2020 – winning Dairy Vet of the Year for her tireless work on bovine TB. Sarah, who grew up in a farming village, graduated from Edinburgh in 2001, and has been a farm vet ever since. She is dedicated to health planning and is optimistic about the prevention and eradication of disease. Her TB work sees her travelling...
Mon, 10 February 2020
The Veterinary Medicines Directorate has provided important information relating to the availability of lactating cow intramammary antibiotics, following reports from Marketing Authorisation Holders (MAHs) and requests for clarification from the British Cattle Veterinary Association. Marketing Authorisation Holders (MAHs) have informed the VMD of supply problems with the following lactating cow...
Wed, 8 January 2020
APHA have recently published this useful document on the risk associated with pasture/farmland which has been flooded. Please take the time to understand the risks. We hope everyone is keeping safe....
Mon, 23 December 2019
Please see below an email from the Scottish Government regarding the Scottish BVD eradication scheme. Dear large animal vets, Thank you to everyone who has already completed the on-line CPD for Scotland’s BVD eradication scheme.  For those still to do it, you have until 31st January before your existing Approved Vet status will lapse.  The link is:...

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