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Derek Armstrong


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Dr Richard Booth is a lecturer in Veterinary Extension Services and Infectious Diseasesof Cattle at the RVC. He qualified from the University of Bristol with a degreein Veterinary Science in 2005 having also completed an intercalated BSc inVeterinary Pathology at The Royal Veterinary College. He then went on to studyfor a PhD at the RVC entitled “Bovine Virus Diarrhoea Virus – A Longitudinal Farm Study Of The HealthProfiles And Molecular Epidemiology Associated With Viral Control”. In short, when it comes to BVD, Richard’s got form!

Derek Armstrong is the Lead Veterinary Science Expert at AHDB, and formerly ProgrammeManager (Endemic Diseases) at DairyCo. Derek qualified with a veterinary degreefrom University College, Dublin in 1983. He has been instrumental in gettingthe BVD Free (England) scheme up and running. Tasked with pulling together allthe various strands of the beef and dairy industries in England, his passionfor action on this tricky old chestnut has been infectious (learned a fewtricks from the virus itself, one wonders?!)

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