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Parts of Co. Armagh on BVD alert

Parts of Co. Armagh on BVD alert

Parts of Co. Armagh are on Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) alert. This follows an upsurge of the disease on farms...

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NI’s ban on BVD untested animals to begin on Wednesday

NI’s ban on BVD untested animals to begin on Wednesday

Northern Ireland’s movement ban on BVD Untested animals is set to come into effect this Wednesday (September 1). It follows...

August 30, 2021

NI BVD maps: Where is your nearest PI animal?

NI BVD maps: Where is your nearest PI animal?

Maps showing the extent of Northern Ireland’s battle with Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) have been published in a bid to...

July 9, 2021

Number of older cattle in NI with no BVD status halves in a year

Number of older cattle in NI with no BVD status halves in a year

The number of older cattle in Northern Ireland that do not have a BVD status has halved in the space...

May 21, 2021

New EU Animal Health Law to have implications NI BVD programme

New EU Animal Health Law to have implications NI BVD programme

The EU’s new Animal Health Law, which brings Bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) into legislation for the first time, will have...

April 21, 2021

Research shows evidence of carryover of BVD infection in NI

Research shows evidence of carryover of BVD infection in NI

Industry research in Northern Ireland has suggested the continued emergence of bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) in 2021 is evidence of...

February 25, 2021

New inspections to check isolation of BVD animals in NI

New inspections to check isolation of BVD animals in NI

New, unannounced inspections to check that bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) positive animals are being isolated are set to begin in...

January 21, 2021

Eradicating BVD in Northern Ireland ‘within reach’

Eradicating BVD in Northern Ireland ‘within reach’

Eradicating BVD is within reach for Northern Ireland – but the final push will need everyone committed to the cause,...

December 15, 2020

Risk of losing Quality Assurance leads to ‘significant drop’ in BVD animals in NI

Risk of losing Quality Assurance leads to ‘significant drop’ in BVD animals in NI

The number of herds in Northern Ireland retaining BVD PI animals has “fallen dramatically” since toughened eradication measures were introduced...

November 30, 2020

BVD rates fall 25% in Northern Ireland

BVD rates fall 25% in Northern Ireland

The number of individual Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) cases in Northern Ireland has fallen by 25% in less than two years,...

December 6, 2018

Boost for all-island animal disease control as new agreement is penned

Boost for all-island animal disease control as new agreement is penned

The signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding between Animal Health Ireland (AHI) and Animal Health and Welfare NI (AHWNI)...

February 27, 2018