A new industry-led cattle health programme to evaluate risk and recognise farmers who step up biosecurity to help control bovine TB (bTB), launches today on a dairy farm at Iron Acton near Bristol. CHeCS bTB Herd Accreditation, a voluntary
SCOTLAND, UK – A dramatic pilot poster campaign urging dog walkers to clean up after their pets has more than halved the incidence of dog fouling on agricultural land. Read more
The Cattle Health Certification Standards (CHeCS) scheme for UK and Ireland has updated its technical manual for 2015. As well as revising some of the details around control and management of individual diseases.
The aim of this handbook is to provide cattle farmers with information and advice on six diseases. The Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group is committed to helping the industry raise the already high standards of animal health and
Dog walkers asked to support efforts to curb cattle disease
Dog walkers are being asked to rally their support around new efforts to curb a potentially fatal disease in cattle. The parasite based Neospora caninum has been on the rise for a number of years in British cattle herds. While it has absolutely no effect on the quality or safety of meat or milk, infection often culminates in the loss of unborn calves among pregnant cows.Download PDF