Statistics update for the BVD Programme (compulsory phase)


Retention data

Herd level information (to 31/01/2019)


Total number of participating herds (30/04/2019)


BVD Positive animals currently alive in total cattle population (01/05/2019)


Herd level prevalence (herds with initial positive or inconclusive results in previous 12 months, up to 30/04/2019)

~ 6.57%


Associated Programmes BVD Programme Johne's Disease Programme

Developed and led by Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Agricultural and Rural Development AgriSearch Animal Health and Welfare NI The Association of Veterinary Surgeons Practicing in Northern Ireland College of Agriculture, Food & Rural Enterprise Dairy Breed Societies Livestock and Meat Commission National Beef Association Northern Ireland Agricultural Producers Association NI Livestock Auctioneers Association NIVA Ulster Farmers Union


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