General Vet Guidance for PSGHS

Charollais tups

MV/CAE Accreditation Scheme

It is important that the correct forms are submitted along with any samples. Samples must be submitted in Red Topped Clotted tubes. Please make sure that the submission forms are signed by both the OWNER/MANAGER and VETERINARY SURGEON and ensure that samples are clearly labelled. Submission forms will be sent to you pre populated with your details plus your client's details.

Please note: New rules come into force from 1st January 2019

  • Rule 2.5.2 there will now be a requirement for members with a non MV/CAE accredited animals on the same holding to perform a cull ewe screen of 12 non MV/CAE accredited animals at the time of RPBT.
  • Rule 4.1.2.relating to added MV/CAE accredited animals mean that it will now be mandatory to test all animals added to accredited flocks/herds between 6 and 12 months after arriving.
  • New guidelines associated with importation of animals, semen and embryos (Rules 4.1.3. and 4.1.4)
  • Download MV/CAE Testing Forms
  • Guide to MV/CAE Testing (Quick overview of testing required) Important: please provide an extra blood sample / animal if you require non-Health Scheme tests done along with your Health Scheme tests. 
  • MV/CAE Rules & Conditions  (For more detailed information on MV and CAE testing)
  • Premises Check Form (When an accredited flock is purchasd by a new member)

Numbers of sheep to test for MV/CAE accreditation scheme

No. Eligible Animals

Sample Size

No. Eligible Animals

Sample Size

1-55

All

161-180

100

56-60

55

181-200

105

61-65

60

201-250

110

66-70

65

251-300

115

71-80

70

301-350

120

81-90

75

351-400

125

91-100

80

401-500

130

101-120

85

501-700

135

121-140

90

701-900

140

141-160

95

901-1000

145

   

1000+

150

Diagnostic Testing outside the MV/CAE Accreditation Scheme

Submission Form Diagnostic Test MV/CAE for 12 thinner older ewes/goats to check status of flock. Useful Information Guide

 

Premium Sheep and Goat Health Schemes

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

Telephone: 01835 822456

Fax: 01835 823643

E-mail: psghs@sac.co.uk

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