Cookies & Privacy
in

Browse by Tags

  • Cost of bluetongue vaccinations

    A couple of people have raised concerns that they are being over-charged by vets for their bluetongue vaccinations. DEFRA initially said the vaccines should cost £27.50-£33.00 for the 50ml bottles (55-66p per ml) and about £16.35-£19.65 for the 20ml bottles (82-98p per ml) plus VAT, to cover the overhead...
    Posted to Talking Point (Forum) by caroline stocks on Tue, Jul 1 2008
  • Should farmers be faced with a £40m animal disease bill?

    DEFRA secretary of state Hilary Benn announced yesterday (Thursday 25 October) English livestock farmers will face a future bill of £40m a year as their contribution to the cost of animal disease outbreaks ( see FWi's article ). The announcement has been met with strong opposition from both government...
    Posted to Talking Point (Forum) by emily on Fri, Oct 26 2007
  • Re: Hygiene or Bio-Security?

    Good point, Jacobus. Obviously, protecting farms from airborne vectors, such as the bluetongue carrying midge (part of the Culicoides species) will be difficult, something that DEFRA appreciates. Can I suggest having a look at the recently published DEFRA report - http://www.defra.gov.uk/animalh/diseases...
    Posted to Talking Point (Forum) by emily on Wed, Aug 29 2007
Page 1 of 1 (3 items)
© RBI 2001-2010
Powered by Community Server (Commercial Edition), by Telligent Systems