BVDFree: Tag and Test

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Bovine Viral Diarrhoea or BVD is a highly contagious viral disease of cattle. It is one of the biggest disease issues facing the UK cattle industry. BVD has been estimated to cost between £13 and £31 per cow in Great Britain.

There are two main options to test for BVD: tissue tag all calves or blood sample young stock for BVD antibody.

BVDFree have put together a video to show the tissue tagging process on farm. 

View the video here

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Last edited on: 16:05:2018

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