Calves at Moorepark

Programme Results

Table showing full year results for each year from 2013 to 2021, plus results for 2022 to the date/week shown.  The corresponding 2021 and 2022 data of the same week is also shown for comparison.
16/11/2022
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2021- Week 46 2022- Week 46
Calves Tested 2,095,804 2,131,933 2,264,714 2,325,113 2,347,351 2,347,348 2,346,121 2,382,238 2,427,998 2,311,970 2,314,311
% Negative 98.03% 98.54% 98.85% 99.20% 98.85% 98.58% 98.96% 99.10% 99.21% 99.22% 98.91%
% (Number) Positive* 0.77% (16,192) 0.50% (10,758) 0.36% (8,246) 0.20% (4,540) 0.12% (2,843) 0.07% (1,531) 0.05% (1,111) 0.03% (807) 0.03% (810) 0.03% (740) 0.03 (656)
% (Number) Inconclusive* 0.03% (661) 0.01% (119) 0.01% (207) 0.00 (59) 0.01% (118) 0.00% (47) 0.00% (15) 0.00% (15) 0.00% (5) 0.00% (5) 0.00% (5)
% (Number) Empty 1.13% (23,751) 0.92% (19,676) 0.73% (16,634) 0.59% (13,720) 1.01% (23,713) 1.33% (31,120) 0.94% (22,091) 0.82% (19,423) 0.73% (17,675) 0.72% (16,605) 1.03% (23,885)
% (Number) BVD+**
**Calves with an initial positive or inconclusive result without a negative retest result
0.66% (13,877) 0.46% (9,733) 0.33% (7,427) 0.16% (3,808) 0.10% (2,397) 0.06% (1,325) 0.04% (987) 0.03% (724) 0.03% (788) 0.03% (718) 0.02% (614)
% (Number) BVD+** recorded dead 100% (13,876) 100% (9,733) 100% (7,427) 100% (3,808) 100% (2,397) 100% (1,325) 100% (987) 100% (724) 100% (788) 98.7% (709) 95.4% (586)
% (Number) of positive herds 11.27% (8,935) 7.63% (6,059) 5.9% (4,594) 3.26% (2,501) 2.04% (1,511) 1.15% (836) 0.8 (571) 0.59% (413) 0.53% (369) 0.49% (361) 0.41% (272)
% (Number) of herds retaining one or more BVD+** calves born in stated year alive for more than 7 weeks (2013-2016) or 5 weeks (2017 and 2018) or 3 weeks (2019 -2021) after the date of the first test 0.00% (0) 0.00%  (0) 0.00% (0) 0.00% (0) 0.00% (0) 0.00 (0) 0.00 (0) 0.00% (0) 0.00% (0) 0.01% (3) 0.00% (1)
No. of breeding herds with Negative Herd Status N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 79,442 78,526
Calves in a barn

BVD Maps

Maps showing distribution of BVD-positive births during each year of the BVD eradication programme. Each hexagon represents an area of approximately 10km2. Cells with thick blue borders have low  numbers of cattle (e.g. mountainous areas, lakes, rivers, towns, cities).

Number and distribution of BVD-positive animals born each year

BVD-positive animals born between 1st Jan – 31st October 2022

BVD-positive animals born between 1st Jan – 30th September 2022

BVD-positive animals born between 1st Jan – 31st Aug 2022

BVD-positive animals born between 1st Jan – 31st July 2022

BVD-positive animals born between 1st Jan – 30th June 2022

BVD-positive animals born between 1st Jan – 31st May 2022

BVD-positive animals born between 1st Jan – 30th Apr 2022

BVD-positive animals born between 1st Jan – 31st Mar 2022

BVD-positive animals born between 1st Jan – 28th Feb 2022

BVD-positive animals born between 1st Jan – 31st Jan 2022 

BVD-positive animals born in 2021

BVD-positive animals born in 2020

BVD-positive animals born in 2019

BVD-positive animals born in 2018

BVD-positive animals born in 2017

BVD-positive animals born in 2016

BVD-positive animals born in 2015

BVD-positive animals born in 2014

BVD-positive animals born in 2013

Number and distribution of BVD-positive animals that are still alive

BVD-positive animals still alive Jan 2013 – 31st October 2022

Number and distribution of BVD-positive animals that are currently retained, suspect/confirmed cases (alive more than 3 weeks after their initial test)

BVD-positive animals currently retained, suspect/confirmed cases Jan 2013 – 31st October 2022