Since 2016 Allflex UK Group Ltd have partnered with BVDFree England.
BVDFree England is an industry-led scheme designed to eliminate Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) from all cattle herds in the country by 2022.
What is BVD?
Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) is a highly contagious and costly disease of cattle. It is caused by a virus and lingers in herds through Persistently Infected (PI) animals. Signs aren’t always obvious and the financial impact on your herd is often hidden.
Reduced reproduction – early embryonic death, abortions, high rate of returns to service and extended days open can result from BVD infection
Reduced production – lower milk yields, poor growth rates and high cull rate
Secondary disease – Pneumonia and calf scours in youngstock and lameness and increased mastitis incidence in adults due to the BVD virus suppressing the immune system
The Allflex UK Group Ltd Team proud to support BVDFree England
How can Tissue Sampling Tags help in the fight against BVD?
Allflex Tissue Sampling Tags (TST) can be used as part of an on-farm structured approach to eradicating BVD from your herd, and subsequently the national herd.
The above video was made in Germany. The Products and any printing shown in this video will differ slightly from UK products and Printing. See below for images of Allflex UK TST Products.