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Disease information

Includes videos, presentation and website links on Bluetongue.

Bluetongue vaccination videos from Farmers Weekly – see videos

Follow this link for up-to-date information on the current bluetongue situation – Visit DEFRA website

BVA pages covering bluetongue, including links to images which may assist with disease recognition, may also be found here

Bluetongue images and similar symptoms which are not bluetongue: bluetongue_images.pdf

Images taken from 2 rams clinically affected with Bluetongue and submitted for post-mortem examination are available on VLA’s website:

(The site also contains images of BTV affected cattle submitted for PME)

APHA have produced a series of animations to provide you with the key facts about this disease. Read more

View animations 1 to 4 below for further information:

Find out about the risk of bluetongue disease spreading into the UK in the APHA video in collaboration with @Pirbright_Inst

More about bluetongue transmission, clinical signs & pathology: in collaboration with @Pirbright_Inst

Bluetongue is a notifiable disease which can affect ruminant animals. Find out more on in collaboration with @Pirbright_Inst

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