The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is calling on the Welsh Government to end talks with a company that has been approved by the Food Standard’s Agency to deliver non-stun slaughter at an abattoir in Caernarfon in Wales.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has written on behalf of its members to the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) asking for urgent clarification on the government’s timetable for announcing the results of the recent tender to deliver bovine TB testing, and other Official Veterinarian (OV) services.
The winter weather can be tough on livestock and animals may need a little extra protection at this time of year. Making a contingency plan can make all the difference in keeping livestock safe and sound in extreme weather conditions.
As snow looks set to hit Britain this week, vets are warning not to forget about small furry pets such as rabbits and guinea pigs who are vulnerable to the cold and damp despite their fur coats.
Vet Futures, a joint BVA/RCVS project, this month asks members of the profession if they would recognise mental health problems in their colleagues.
BVA will be holding online elections to fill three vacancies on BVA Council from 19 January 2015.
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Great piece in today’s @thetimes - public money shldn’t go to non-stun abattoir in Wales http://t.co/dh9fUVc8ov (£) #stunb4slaughter
24 Jan at 09:48
Thanks 4 all tweets #stunb4slaughter - heading towards 97000. Can we make 100000 by end January? http://t.co/MrIXhntHJI Sign, share, tweet
23 Jan at 09:24
In-depth @FarmersGuardian article by @AlistairDriver on bTB testing tender quoting BVA President John Blackwell http://t.co/6Tv0mGiUbA
22 Jan at 14:31
BVA calls on Welsh Government to end talks with abattoir approved for non-stun slaughter http://t.co/D9nx9Xhc33
22 Jan at 11:31
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