Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update.

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Please see our current statement here, we will keep you informed with regular updates.

PCHS high health 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 cattle health programme of testing and management to control major endemic cattle diseases including BVD, Johne's Disease, IBR, Leptospirosis and Neospora. We also offer TB herd Accreditation.

  • 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 squareTesting results kept on a database enabling clients to keep track of testing progress.        
  • Pre-printed bar-coded labels provided to eradicate transcription errors.
  • Reminders are sent when testing is due.

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

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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

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

BVD Stamp It Out!

Crichton Farm Cattle

Submission Forms and Prices for BVD Stamp it out project in England.

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.

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Address: SRUC Veterinary Services, Greycrook, St Boswells TD6 0EQ

Telephone: 01835 822456

Fax: 01835 823643