AWF’s 2022 student grant scheme is now open for applications
From learning to design and execute a research study from start to finish, to travelling abroad and meeting experts in the field of animal welfare, undertaking a student research project can be really rewarding and beneficial to your studies and future careers.
Please be advised that this year’s application window for the MSD Animal Health Veterinary Surgeon Bursaries will close on 30th November 2021. MSD Animal Health can award up to two bursaries of up to £4000 each towards a ruminant research project relevant to any of the following subject areas:
The NFU has launched some new livestock and poultry welfare in transport guidance which is now available on their nfuonline site: Protecting your animals in transit (nfuonline.com).
Rebecca Mearns became the new President of the Sheep Veterinary Society during the Autumn Conference held 20 to 22 September 2021 held in Cheltenham.
BVA Officers Handover and Awards event: Praise from outgoing President James Russell after ‘year like no other’
James Russell today (23rd September 2021) concluded his year as British Veterinary Association (BVA) President with a final Presidential Address at BVA’s virtual Officers Handover and Awards event. As well as welcoming his successors in his speech, he also thanked BVA staff, volunteers and members for their hard work and support during a year full of “unprecedented change, challenges and uncertainty.”
With so many potential risks to consider when bringing sheep into a flock, the Sustainable Control of Parasistes in Sheep (SCOPS) group has created new resources to help vets and advisers better assist their farmer clients.
Woolongong, New South Wales, Australia. March 10-14, 2025
Bids for the 11th ISVC closed on August 15th, 2021.
Product defect recall alert for: Lydaxx 100 mg/ml solution for injection for cattle, pigs and sheep (EU/2/20/253/003) by Vetoquinol UK Ltd.
Huge Congratulations to Dr Fiona M. Lovatt BVSc DSHP PhD DipECSRHM FHEA FRCV was award – Meritorious Contributions to the Profession.
In an open letter to the sheep industry, Sheep Veterinary Society, National Sheep Assiocation, the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep group (SCOPS), and the Moredun Research Institute, have this week highlighted that despite the presence of anthelmintic resistance on 98% of farms, 85% of farmers still believe that the wormers they use are working as well as they always had.
Professor Stuart Reid CBE, Principal of the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), has today been announced as the new Chair of the Veterinary Schools Council (VSC), the representative body for veterinary
schools in the UK, Ireland and Netherlands.
The NSA have produced a poster to inform dog owners about sheep worrying. This poster would be good to display in practice waiting rooms.