Edinburgh campus open Friday 26 August

The work taking place at the Edinburgh campus is complete and the campus will be open as usual on Friday 26 August.

Premium Cattle Health Scheme

PCHS logoThis scheme for pedigree and commercial, beef and dairy herds works in partnership with vet practices and farmers throughout the UK.

We offer a cost effective programme of testing and management to control major endemic cattle diseases including BVD, Johne's Disease, IBR and Leptospirosis.

  • CHeCS (Cattle Health Certification Standards) licensed scheme providing certification and sale cards.
  • Fully interpreted results sent promptly to both vet and farmer with preferential rates for members.CHeCS logo square
  • Testing results kept on a database enabling clients to keep track of testing progress.
  • Pre-printed bar-coded labels provided to eradicate transcription errors.
  • Reminders sent when testing is due.

Our expert team of vets can discuss results with the vet practice or PCHS client.

Joining and Member Info

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PCHS and Shetland Animal Health Scheme, rules, Johne's Health Plan, prices and sale cards etc.

Guidance for Vets

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Find information about CHeCS rules, animals to test, submission forms, types of samples  etc.

BVD Tag and Test

Young cattle

Information about Tag and Test for BVD, source tag companies or submit tissue samples.

Dairy Diagnostics Service

Crichton Farm Cattle

Tailored and cost effective testing geared to the dairy herd to improve herd health and performance.

PCHS Members Database

Beef Cattle

Source high health status animals by breed, seller or area,  plus an explanation of Johne's Disease risk levels for buyers.

Disease Information

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Latest information about BVD, Johne's Disease, IBR and Leptospirosis including downloadable Quick Reference Guides.

Scottish BVD Eradication

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Scottish BVD Eradication Programme including submission forms and link to Scottish Government Website.

PCHS Team and Labs

Disease Surveillance Centre Map

Meet PCHS team and find your local Disease Surveillance Centre (DSC) for submitting samples or relevant lab for English and Welsh submissions.

Premium Cattle Health Scheme (PCHS)

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Address: SAC Consulting Veterinary Services, Greycrook, St Boswells TD6 0EQ

Telephone: 01835 822456

Fax: 01835 823643

E-mail: pchs1@btconnect.com