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Avian influenza confirmed in East Lindsey

Avian influenza confirmed in East Lindsey

  • 17/01/2017 09:47:00
Avian Influenza (H5N8) has been confirmed in a flock of turkeys at a farm in East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. A 3 km Protection Zone and a 10 km Surveillance Zone have been put in place around the infected premises. 
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Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium

Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium

  • 10/01/2017 15:31:00
The agenda for the first Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) Research Symposium, which takes place on Friday 20 January 2017 at the University of Edinburgh’s Pollock Halls, has now been confirmed and has, as its overarching theme, ‘Understanding and supporting veterinary mental health’.
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Avian influenza confirmed in North Yorkshire

Avian influenza confirmed in North Yorkshire

  • 09/01/2017 10:18:00
A further case of avian influenza has been confirmed in a backyard poultry flock near Settle in North Yorkshire. A 3km Protection Zone and a 10km Surveillance Zone have been put in place around the infected premises to limit the risk of the disease spreading.
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Controlling tapeworms

Controlling tapeworms

  • 04/01/2017 13:26:00
The Veterinary Public Health Association (VPHA) and Association of Government Veterinarians (AGV), supported by the ‘One Health Cambridge’, have organised a two-day ‘ONE HEALTH’ Conference in order to bring together all relevant stakeholders to review, improve and strengthen UK tapeworm controls with public health and economic significance.
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BSAVA Southern Region Pub Quiz

BSAVA Southern Region Pub Quiz

  • 04/01/2017 12:29:00
Southern Region held their annual charity Pub Quiz at Potters Heron Hotel near Romsey recently, which was also attended by BSAVA President, Susan Dawson. The evening was organised to support two animal charities, Nowzad and PetSavers.
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Avian influenza confirmed in Wales

Avian influenza confirmed in Wales

  • 04/01/2017 10:41:00
On 3 January 2017 the Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales confirmed a case of avian influenza H5N8 in a backyard flock of chickens and ducks on a premises in Carmarthenshire. A 3 km Protection Zone and 10 km Surveillance Zone have been put in place around the infected premises. More information is available on the Welsh Government website including the formal Declaration.
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BSAVA appoints new Head of Congress

BSAVA appoints new Head of Congress

  • 21/12/2016 15:09:00
The British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) has appointed a new Head of Congress whose first task is to lead the 60th annual event in Birmingham next April. Angharad Belcher brings her wealth of PR, marketing and event experience within the veterinary sector and promises that Congress is committed to evolving along with the industry.
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EJCAP Winter issue 2016: Annual boosters obsolete?

EJCAP Winter issue 2016: Annual boosters obsolete?

  • 20/12/2016 10:24:00
For many years, the annual booster was a routine procedure. This is now being challenged. Recent scientific data show that many annual boosters are obsolete, says Karin Moestl (Austria), providing an update on the duration on vaccine-induced immunity in the latest issue of the European Journal of Companion Animal Practice.
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Chief Vet Declares Avian Influenza Prevention Zones in Great Britain

Chief Vet Declares Avian Influenza Prevention Zones in Great Britain

  • 08/12/2016 16:27:00
On 6th December the government’s chief vet, Nigel Gibbens, announced Avian Influenza Prevention Zones for Great Britain, requiring commercial and individual poultry keepers in England, Scotland and Wales to keep their birds inside for 30 days, or take steps to separate them from wild birds.
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