BVD Legislation and Control in the UK

Whilst we are all working towards the eradication of BVD, legislation varies across the UK. Currently, English and Welsh schemes are voluntary and not supported by legislation, whilst schemes in Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland are backed by legislation.   BVDFree England is looking towards working with the government to develop an eradication scheme that is legislated. […]

Estimating the Financial Costs of BVD

BVD is one of the most important cattle diseases globally due to its high prevalence and wide range of symptoms that negatively affect productivity. Some of the more obvious effects of BVD are relatively easy to quantify, such as the direct losses associated with abortion, cost of treatment and veterinary care, and loss of livestock. […]