If any are positive for BVD
, producers can receive PS500 to work with their vet to find and cull Persistently Infected (PI) animals.
The aim of the free testing initiative is not to control BVD
but to eradicate it, as several European countries have succeeded in doing.
On the other hand, customers depend on Fraport BVD
's expertise in performing complex handling tasks, its efficiency and speed in turning flights around, its sophisticated IT support and solutions, and one of the most extensive ground equipment fleets in the world--and of course, highly skilled staff, If time is money, then at the super-efficient Frankfurt hub, airlines benefit from BVD
staff, who perform amazing tasks every day--Fraport's time machine in action
In addition, by testing for and removing BVD
-PI animals producers can reduce the number of BVD
abortions and improve pregnancy rates.
More details are on the "Cymru BVD
Champs" pages on Facebook and Twitter.
The Royal Veterinary College has estimated the financial impact of BVD
on the English dairy and beef sectors to be PS11.
According to a recent survey at least two-thirds of dairy and one third of beef farms in the UK have been exposed to BVD
, leptospirosis and IBR.
The new BVD
scheme is similar to one already available through HCC for Johne's Disease testing.
The Chicago-based maker of underwear, T-shirts and active wear under the Fruit of the Loom, BVD
, Gitano and Munsingwear names already had cut about 4,200 jobs during the past three months in an effort to compete better in the global marketplace.
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) screening technology offers producers an extremely accurate, yet cost-effective method to clear BVD
PI animals from their herds in an effort to reduce the estimated two billion dollars in annual losses suffered by the cattle industry due to BVD
in both 2004 and 2005.
Minister Creed said that he was very pleased with the progress made in the eradication of BVD
in the course of 2017.
Mr Hughes said the aim was not to control BVD
but to eradicate it, as several European countries have achieved.