Latest bluetongue announcement

BTV-3 announcement – 23/05/2024 Bluetongue disease control framework set out – GOV.UK  The government has today (23 May) set out how we will work with the farming industry to manage an outbreak of bluetongue virus in England this year. Bluetongue

Ruminant Health and Welfare

May Newsletter

Welcome to Ruminant Health & Welfare While it’s been a busy time on farm for many with spring lambing and calving taking place, the RH&W group working across the four nations continue in our collective efforts to share insights, explore


March – April 2024 Newsletter

Welcome to Ruminant Health & Welfare Welcome to the latest newsletterIt has been a very busy time since our last update with much planning going on in the background looking ahead to re-starting work on the beef welfare strategy as

Lambing Survey Schmallenberg virus

Register now for Defra’s Plan, Prevent and Protect webinars

A series of practical advice webinars for show organisers and vets have been organised to help key stakeholders prepare for the risk that notifiable and new and emerging diseases pose to livestock. Maintaining effective biosecurity to protect them has never