When you join BCVA you become part of a professional body that is dedicated to working on your behalf and you gain access to a range of exclusive benefits. We are here to support you and we share your experience – our Board is made up of farm animal vets working across the profession; in practice, in industry, in the Third Sector and in academia. We are an organisation run by our profession, for our profession.
Benefits at-a-glance Accessible, relevant CPD – in-person (when possible) and via digital formats (Subsidised rates or free-of-charge). Cattle Practice – UK’s leading annual dedicated cattle journal including a peer-reviewed section – available digital or in print (dependant on membership class). Cattle Quarterly – introduced in the Summer of 2021, a seasonal periodical that will include CPD, case studies, interviews and features. Discounted rates for BCVA Congress – the UK’s premier event dedicated to those working in livestock veterinary medicine. Webinar Archive – we automatically pre-register members for a free monthly webinar – you just need to check your inbox for the link. Plus, each webinar is added to our growing archive, for the times you can’t make the live talk, or want to watch-again. CattleCast – our podcast series exploring a range of farm vets experiences; from clinical topics and headline news stories to lifestyle themes and research topics. Vital representation and input at national level. Access to the VetMed resource – a comprehensive tool for veterinary professionals, with access to over 2.4 million relevant records. These resources can support your decision making in practice, allowing you access to the best available evidence. The resource includes the Animal Health and Production Compendium: a renowned collection of datasheets providing expert analysis of animal health and production issues, including over 2000 images, an animal drugs database, a glossary, a food safety module, and parasite identification keys.