BVDFree England Launch

Derek Armstrong, Programme Manager (Endemic Diseases) at AHDB Dairy, uses a farmer case study to highlight the importance of eradication of BVD, as part of the BVDFree England scheme, launched in July 2016
 

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Farmers Weekly BVD Roundtable

Following the launch of the BVDFree England campaign, Boehringer Ingelheim and Farmers Weekly held a BVD roundtable discussion. With key members of the cattle industry present, the group sought to identify key factors in engaging the industry in eradication of this endemic disease

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Bovine Neonatal Pancytopenia (BNP)

Dr. Charlotte R. Bell

Charlotte Bell outlines the most recent understanding of bovine neonatal pancytopenia, a disease which appeared following use of an inactivated vaccine for BVD. There appears to be a multi-factorial causality, involving colostrum intake, genetics and factors associated with the inactivated vaccine.

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BCVA Symposium: BVD progress through partnership

Christine Middlemiss

outlines governmental ambitions for BVD control in England in relation to the rest of the UK.

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The emergence of highly virulent BVDV 2c

Horst Schirrmeier

Dr. med.vet. Horst Schirrmeier explains an unexpected challenge for the German control programme.

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Diagnostic test to detect BVD

George Caldow

Control programs require the use of accurate diagnostic tests for the detection of BVD virus, antigen or specific antibodies. These tests can be used to detect virus...

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