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Episode 9 (06/10/2020):  Welcome to this special edition of CattleCast – an occasional addition to this series, where we will bring you highlights from BCVA Congress – talks you might have missed – and the ones you will want to listen to again. In this episode Colin Lindsay from 2018 BCVA Congress talks about Antimicrobial Reduction - Past present and the future - are the days of retail practice over?.  



Episode 8 (16/09/2020):  Sally Wilson offers invaluable, quickfire tips on talking to your farm clients about BVD and Johne’s in order to secure more successful outcomes. This is a great, short masterclass in client communications.  



Episode 7 (28/08/2020):  BCVA Board Member Sarah Tomlinson explores what can we do to play our part and help our clients play their part in creating a bTB free future. She also shares some details from APHA that show the picture since Coronavirus made everything even more challenging.  



Episode 6 (04/08/2020):  Phil Elkins talks about the aims of the BCVA Sustainability Working Group and how, as cattle vets, we can combat some of the criticisms of farming practice and support our clients in creating a more sustainable future.  



Episode 5 (10/07/2020):  Sally Wilson and George Giles talk about how they both started their own businesses within a decade of graduating; the highs and lows – as well as the how and the why.  



Episode 4 (25/06/2020):  A recording from BCVA Congress 2019 of ‘An holistic approach to TB - there’s more to it than just testing’ by Sarah Tomlinson.  



Episode 3 (10/06/2020): BCVA Board member Rachel Hayton offers a useful review of the latest updates relating to Red Tractor; including the scheme to replace physical assessments with live streamed farm audits.  



Episode 2 (28/05/2020): The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the UK dairy industry. In this 2nd episode of CattleCast, BCVA Board member Colin Mason offers this invaluable update for vets looking at dairy farmers’ responses to milk supply chain issues since lockdown began.  



Episode 1 (20/05/2020): Join President, Nikki Hopkins, for an update on COVID-19 resources in this inaugural podcast from BCVA


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