Calves at Moorepark

Programme Results

Table showing full year results for each year from 2013 to 2020, plus results for 2021 to the date/week shown. The corresponding 2020 and 2021 data of the same week is also shown for comparison.
        07/07/21
 
2013
2014
2015
2016    2017 2018 2019 2020 2020
Week 27
2021
Week 

27
Calves Tested 2,095,864 2,131,964  2,264,831 2,325,230 2,347,497 2,347,436 2,345,008 2,378,934 1,996,010 2,027,118
% Negative 98.03% 98.54%  98.85% 99.20% 98.85% 98.58% 98.96% 99.10% 99.11% 99.24%
% (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% (805) 0.03% (596)  0.03% (564)
% (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% (15)  0.00% (3)
% (Number) Empty 1.13% (23,751) 0.92% (19,676)  0.73% (16,637) 0.59% (13,721) 1.01% (23,713) 1.33% (31,125) 0.94% (22,086)  0.81% (19,379) 0.81% (16,098) 0.71% (14,403)
% (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) 0.1% (2,397) 0.06% (1,325) 0.04% (987)  0.03% (723) 0.03% (534) 0.03% (541)
% (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% (723) 90.8% (485) 93.3% (505)
% (Number) of positive herds 11.27% (9,484) 7.63% (6,191)  5.9% (4,771) 3.25% (2,551) 2.03% (1,615) 1.14% (869) 0.78% (573)  0.57% (408) 0.46% (301) 0.41% (282)
% (Number) of herds retaining one or more BVD+** calves born in stated year alive for more than 7 weeks (2013-2016), 5 weeks (2017 and 2018) or 3 weeks (2019) 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) 0.02% (12) 0.01% (2)
No. of herds with Negative Herd Status N/A N/A  N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 77,858 78,756
*Based on initial tag test result, prior to any confirmatory testing
**Calves with an initial positive or inconclusive result without a negative retest result
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 1 Jan – 30 Jun 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 – 30 Jun 2021

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

BVD-positive animals currently retained Jan 2013 – 30 Jun 2021