AFBI Cattle Health Scheme

Licensed Scheme: AFBI Cattle Health Scheme

AFBI Cattle Health Scheme
Veterinary Sciences Division
Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute
Stoney Road, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3SD
Tel: +44(0) 2890 525749
Fax: +44(0) 2890 525787
Email: cattlehealthscheme@afbini.gov.uk
Web: www.afbini.gov.uk/articles/afbi-cattle-health-scheme
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The AFBI Cattle Health Scheme is operated by the Veterinary Sciences Division (VSD) of AFBI.

Some reasons to choose the Cattle Health Scheme:

  • VSD has provided diagnostic services to farmers in Northern Ireland and beyond for over 30 years and has established a close working relationship between VSD staff, private veterinary practitioners and the farming community
  • VSD veterinary staff have recognised expertise in the diagnosis and control of the diseases covered by the scheme
  • VSD veterinary staff: Cattle Health Team
  • Disease Information
  • Testing is conducted to the highest standards, being monitored by external quality assurance schemes and/or performed to accredited standards (ISO 17025, ISO 9001, Good Laboratory Practice)
  • Scheme membership will provide access to rapid, cost-effective results, backed by expert advice, helping you to improve cattle health and profitability

Benefits will include:

  • Improved disease control
  • Improved profitability
  • Protection against accidental introduction of other diseases
  • Certification of cattle health status