Exploring the challenges to BVD eradication in Scotland

Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) is an endemic cattle disease in the UK, which causes scouring, infertility, abortions, illness and is seen to be responsible for significant production losses in the beef and dairy industries. The BVD eradication programme was introduced in 2010, led by industry stakeholders and supported by the Scottish Government. This research examined (1) farmers’ experiences of the BVD eradication scheme, and (2) how the scheme could be improved in the future.

Read more

Website design by Innovation Digital Limited