Programme Documents and Information

AHWNI documents:

The Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Eradication Scheme Order (NI) 2016

Farmers: Information Leaflet (short) (Last updated 20.01.16)

Farmers: Information leaflet (Detailed) (Last updated 20.01.16)

Programme Poster (Last updated 20.01.16)

Nomination form to share results with your vet(Last updated 26.11.18)

Programme Update (last updated 17.05.16)

Programme Review Year 1 (24.03.17)

BVD Programme- Key Messages 2017 (Last updated 19.10.17)

Guidance on dealing with BVD PI animals (Last updated 19.10.17)

Biosecurity Guidance for Shows 2022 (Last updated 02.02.2022)

Guidance on Isolation of high risk BVD animals (Last updated 01.10.2020)

Guidance on Cleaning and Disinfection (Last updated 01.10.2020)

Correct timing of BVD vaccination- (Last updated 16.10.2020)


AHWNI presentations (information evenings Nov/Dec 2012)

Introduction to AHWNI (Last updated 07.03.16)

BVD The Disease (Last updated 07.03.16)

BVD- The Programme (Last updated 07.03.16)

Tags, Tagging and Labs:

List of Designated Laboratories (Last updated 03.03.16)

List of Designated tag suppliers (Last updated 18.04.13)

Guidance on tagging abortions, stillbirths and dead calves (Last updated 07.03.13)


FAQ's (full document) (Last updated 26.07.16)


DARD biosecurity code

Herd testing strategies

Testing strategies for dairy and suckler herds (Last updated 10.06.13)


PVP blank blood submission form (last updated 26.11.18)

AHWNI Herd consent form (20.02.24)


Associated Programmes BVD Programme Johne's Disease Programme

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