12/09/2019

BEVA and AHT celebrate 15 years of disease surveillance

Richard Newton receiving the award from BEVA President Renate Weller. Credit David Boughey The Animal Health Trust (AHT) is joining BEVA at Congress for a big 15th birthday party this year. The two organisations are celebrating the longevity and success of their collaboration with Defra to produce the Equine Quarterly Disease Surveillance Reports. The AHT […]

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12/09/2019

BEVA unveils antimicrobial survey

BEVA has organised a survey to find out more about antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance in equine veterinary practice. Launched at BEVA Congress on Thursday 12th September 2019 the survey is directed at all veterinary surgeon members and gives participants the chance to enter a free prize draw to win £500 of BEVA CPD vouchers. […]

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02/09/2019

Injectable omeprazole declared free of testosterone

Bova UK has confirmed that its long acting injectable omeprazole product has been declared free of testosterone. A test by the Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory (ARFL) of samples from the newly prepared batch of Bova’s 100mg/ml injectable omeprazole formulation did not detect testosterone. Racing New South Wales, has released a statement that the product can […]

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29/08/2019

Survey Results Show Desire to Improve Awareness of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV)

Zoetis Inc. today announced the results of two surveys about Equine Herpes Virus (EHV). The surveys, prompted by the recent flu outbreak, have shown that vets and horse owners are keen to actively reduce the risks of this lesser known but common infectious respiratory disease.1,2  In response Zoetis is supporting vets and owners with awareness […]

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15/08/2019

BOVA responds to omeprazole issue

The New South Wales (NSW) racing authority in Australia identified testosterone in a vial of BOVA’s long acting omeprazole injection in mid-June 2019. Supply of the product ceased in Australia and BOVA immediately initiated investigations.  Following on from the racing NSW findings, the BHA contacted Bova in the UK to find out if the UK product was likely to be affected. Bova UK sent samples […]

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