Bovine viral diarrhoea

Last Modified: Mon, 12 Jun 2023 12:53:44 IST
Disease name Bovine viral diarrhoea
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D, C
Species affected Multiple(not specified)
Description BVD is a highly damaging, widespread, but controllable virus of cattle. Probably the most important production viral disease of Irish cattle - related to both Border disease of sheep and classical swine fever of pigs.
Status in Ireland Disease suspected
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland N/A
DAFM Division Responsible Animal Health and Import Control Division
S.I. No. 30/2017 - Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Regulations 2017. (
S.I. No. 130/2016 - Notification and Control of Diseases affecting Terrestrial Animals (No. 2) Regulations 2016. (
Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 (
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
WOAH Listed Yes