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Cattle disease surveillance dashboard launched

A new interactive map highlighting cattle disease across Great Britain has been launched by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA). 

BVA survey reveals data surveillance concerns

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has reiterated the importance of a “robust surveillance system” and how vital it is to the health of UK livestock. 

Susanna Williamson honoured with David Black Award 2016

Dr Susanna Williamson, of the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), is the recipient of this year’s David Black Award. 

Simpler rules for livestock movements

Livestock producers can expect to benefit from simplified rules regarding livestock movements, according to the Department for the Environment & Rural Affairs (Defra). 

Steps taken to prevent pig virus

From Friday 18 December, porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) will become a notifiable disease. The move will mean that pig-keepers and vets will be legally obligated to inform the Animal & Plant Health Agency (APHA) should they suspect a case of the disease.

Avian influenza seminars hit the road

A series of 10 roadshows to raise awareness for avian influenza (AI) commenced in Perth, Scotland, last week. 

Concerns over new bTB testing regime

Cattle farmers have raised concerns over a new bovine TB (bTB) testing programme, due to come into force in England on 1 May, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has reported.

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