TITLE

BVA sees key role for vets in promoting welfare on dairy farms

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;1/2/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 1, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the role of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) in promoting welfare on dairy farms. The BVA's new policy statement indicates that veterinary surgeons must work with farmers to formulate a Herd Welfare Plan to work with a Farm Health Plan. Bill Reilly of BVA says that cooperation between farmers and veterinarians is essential in improving dairy cow welfare through breeding plans and improved housing conditions.
ACCESSION #
47572255

 

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