Equine Infectious Anaemia, otherwise known as Swamp Fever, is sadly back in the news again with confirmed cases in France and the UK. Within the past month in France, 2 horses have been destroyed following positive tests – one in  Sarthe and the other in the Gironde, whilst another 44 are being treated as susceptible. Last night Radio 5’s 5 live investigates program aired a report on EIA...
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We’ve been beavering away behind the scenes to bring together our website and our blog which until now have resided on two different domains, and we hope you like the result! On this site you will find all the information that we believe is important – what we do, how we do it and why we do it. Our popular blog can be found on the menu bar on the far right. And, at last, all the...
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As ERF visit markets and welfare cases, we often need to find the owners of animals or check the history of the animals that we see. As all equines in France now have to be chipped by law, we need to purchase at least one hand-held microchip scanner for the team. The cost of scanners has fallen rapidly recently and they are now available for as little as 150€. If only 30 people give 5€...
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