EPIC at the Royal Highland Show 2018

EPIC the Centre of Expertise on Animal Disease Outbreaks at the Royal Highland Show 2018 

Thursday 21st - Sunday 24th June 2018

SAOS Building 7th Avenue

SAOS (ScotEID) and EPIC scientists hosted a joint exhibition with an interactive display highlighting the role of data collected on farms, at marts and in abattoirs in protecting Scotland’s livestock from disease. ScotEID staff were available to answer farmers’ questions about their on-line BVD status checker and recording animal movements.

EPIC scientists were on-hand to explain their research that helps support and evidence the industry lead BVD eradication programme in Scotland.

Posters will highlight:

Interactive  App: BVD positive samples in Scotland (2011-2017):

  • View a map of historic BVD cases in Scotland
  • Chart the progress of the BVD eradication programme
  • View results by year, quarter or month

Watch an informative short film

  • Watch our short film about EPIC
  • Watch 'Battle of the Bugs'

SEFARI Centres of Expertise 360° interactive display at Jame Hutton Institute

1400h Thursday 21st June 2018

Supporting Scotland's BVD eradication programme: Read more 



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