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

Avian Influenza Updates

Following this link will allow members to keep up to date regarding Avian Influenza over the winter months.

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Defra update on the avian influenza situation in Europe

The current risk level for the UK is low but Defra expects this to rise by the end of October / November and will keep it under close review.

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XXth World Veterinary Poultry Association Congress

XXth World Veterinary Poultry Association Congress

The British Veterinary Poultry Association (BVPA) is delighted to host the 2017 Congress in Edinburgh, kicking off at the world-renowned Edinburgh Castle.



BVPA Spring meeting Report 2017

Poultry vets recently gathered in Harrogate for the BVPA Spring Meeting with a rich international mix of delegates and speakers. The theme of the meeting was ‘New and Emerging Diseases’ enhanced by some fascinating clinical reports.



BVPA Antimicrobials Guidelines

The British Veterinary Poultry Association Antimicrobial Guideliness for 2016 have now been released you can access you PDF copy using the link below