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Northern Ireland
BVD rules hit cattle exports to south
Peter McCann
Cattle that are moving from Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland for breeding or finishing are now subject to additional requirements
Welsh on the hunt for BVD cattle
At present in Wales, no movement restrictions are applied when BVD-infected animals are identified.
13 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Stop moving livestock after BVD outbreak
The latest figures show that 128 out of the 148 BVD-positive cattle disclosed in Northern Ireland during January were culled within five weeks.
NI news round-up: BVD herd restrictions and support for pig farmers
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
9 March 2022 News
Early testing points to lower BVD prevalence
There were 77 animals which recorded an initial positive or inconclusive result without a negative retest result compared to 158 calves for the corresponding period in 2021.
9 March 2022 Schemes
Sheep scab prevalent across NI, research finds
Scab is highly contagious disease which can lead to itching, wool loss, reduced animal performance and welfare issues.
23 February 2022 News