BVD – Bovine Viral Diarrhoea – is a highly contagious disease which causes significant harm to the well-being and profitability of the cattle in your herd.
Many countries around the world have begun to undertake BVD eradication programmes, including Ireland and Northern Ireland. Testing your animals for BVD is expected to become mandatory in the coming months.
Learn how to protect your herd and secure your investment by eradicating BVD.
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To effectively identify, eradicate and remain BVD virus free, it is important to undertake three actions together:
Identify and Remove PI's
Persistently Infected animals have contracted BVD from their mother and are highly contagious. Identifying and removing these animals from your herd is critical. Read more
Preventing your animals from coming into contact with the BVD virus is key to limiting the spread of the virus. Know how to protect your herd by following good biosecurity practices. Read more
What is BVD?
The Bovine Viral Diarrhoea virus (BVDV) is the cause of BVD. Like all viruses, they are microscopic infectious organisms.Read more