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Animal transporters reminded to renew transporter authorisation

Animal transporters reminded to renew transporter authorisation

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) is reminding all animal transporters to check the expiry date of their current...

November 16, 2021

Gloucester TB-positive alpaca destroyed, Defra confirms

Gloucester TB-positive alpaca destroyed, Defra confirms

August 31, 2021

UK government to establish specialist TB interferon-gamma testing lab

UK government to establish specialist TB interferon-gamma testing lab

May 18, 2021

Further avian influenza cases confirmed in wild birds in England

Further avian influenza cases confirmed in wild birds in England

A further three cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been confirmed in wild birds in Stroud, Gloucestershire, according to the Animal and Plant...

November 11, 2020

‘Ground-breaking’ bovine TB vaccine trials to begin in England and Wales

‘Ground-breaking’ bovine TB vaccine trials to begin in England and Wales

‘Ground-breaking’ bovine TB vaccine trials are set to get underway in England and Wales as a result of a major breakthrough...

July 23, 2020

APHA to defer rollout of new 6-month TB testing regime

APHA to defer rollout of new 6-month TB testing regime

Plans to implement tighter, six-monthly TB tests in Shropshire and Staffordshire will be deferred until after the Covid-19 pandemic is...

March 30, 2020

APHA receives £1.4 billion budget boost for world-leading Weybridge laboratory

APHA receives £1.4 billion budget boost for world-leading Weybridge laboratory

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has received a £1.4 billion boost for its world-leading Weybridge Laboratory. The new...

March 17, 2020

Government offers vets export training as ‘no-deal’ preparations ramp up

Government offers vets export training as ‘no-deal’ preparations ramp up

The Government is offering UK vets free export certification training as preparations for a ‘no-deal’ exit from the EU intensify....

February 14, 2019

Poultry farmers urged to complete Avian Flu checklist as seasonal threat rises

Poultry farmers urged to complete Avian Flu checklist as seasonal threat rises

The UK’s chief veterinary officers are encouraging all poultry keepers to act now to reduce the risk of Avian Flu...

November 27, 2018

RCVS accepts APHA proposals on certification support officers

RCVS accepts APHA proposals on certification support officers

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has outlined its stance in accepting Defra’s Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA)...

September 28, 2018

Bluetongue identified in 2 imported cattle

Bluetongue identified in 2 imported cattle

Farmers are being urged to remain vigilant for bluetongue virus following the discovery of the disease in two cattle imported...

September 24, 2018

15 new positions at APHA Brexit-linked

15 new positions at APHA Brexit-linked

15 new positions advertised at the Government’s Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) are all understood to be Brexit-linked, AgriLand can...

September 3, 2018

Newcastle Disease threat raised to ‘medium’

Newcastle Disease threat raised to ‘medium’

Government officials have raised the risk level for Newcastle Disease in the UK to ‘medium’ following more confirmed cases of the...

July 30, 2018