Welcome to the British Veterinary Poultry Association

Introduction to the BVPA

The British Veterinary Poultry Association (BVPA) was founded in 1956 and is an active non-territorial division of the British Veterinary Association. Its membership is open to poultry veterinarians and scientists working with poultry. BVPA celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2006.

The objective of the BVPA is to further the knowledge of its members, who are drawn from academia, research, commerce and practice, by holding educational and technical meetings. This is achieved by holding three meetings (winter, spring and summer) a year.

Latest News

Newcastle Disease in Belgium

Published: 23rd July 2018

Newcastle Disease in Belgium Since April this year, Belgium has reported 11 cases of Newcastle disease in hobby poultry (including in a hobby dealers premises) and 2 in commercial flocks in east and west Flanders (more details on the individual cases can be found in the report presented to the Commission on 13th July - one week before the second outbreak in a commercial flock).

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BVPA Antimicrobials Guidelines 2018

Published: 4th June 2018

The British Veterinary Poultry Association Antimicrobial Guideliness for 2018 have now been released you can access your PDF copy using the link below.

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BVA and BVPA respond to new bird flu prevention zone announcement

Published: 22nd January 2018

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has today (18 January) declared a bird flu prevention zone across the whole of England, requiring all bird keepers to follow strict biosecurity measures.

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HPAI H5N6 in swans in Dorset: 12/01/18

Published: 15th January 2018

Defra has published the following press release this afternoon – this can be shared as all the information is now in the public domain: Avian flu found in wild birds in Dorset Bird flu has been detected in 17 wild birds in Dorset, the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has confirmed today, with more expected over the coming days.

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