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EPIC at the Royal Highland Show 2018

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

Thursday 21st - Sunday 24th June 2018

SAOS Building 7th Avenue

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

EPIC scientists will be 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'

1400h Thursday 21st June 2018

Scottish Government Pavilion Avenue J, Stand 149

Ticket only event

 

 

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