GlobalVetLINK released their latest tool for veterinarians and animal owners this week. GVL’s Animal Movement Requirements Look-up web portal powered by the patent pending GVL SmartEngine™ technology, was released on March 16th, and already has interstate movement requirements available for ten states.
Colorado State University animal science student and Seedstock Merchandising Team member Brady Rink discusses the team’s activities and the upcoming CSU bull sale, which takes place Saturday, March 28.
Six distinguished cattle veterinarians have been nominated and voting is underway for the 2015 Cattle Production Veterinarian Hall of Fame, which was created in 2011 to honor exceptional individuals who have made lasting contributions to the veterinary profession.
As of March 1, cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in U.S. feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.7 million, down 1 from those on March 1, 2014, according to the March 20 Cattle on Feed report from USDA.
Beginning Friday, March 20, the FDA is accepting comments on Draft Guidance 203, which outlines steps livestock producers can take to identify and prevent feed contaminants that could jeopardize animal health and food safety.
The draft document offers six general principles and practices for ensuring feed safety:
Kansas and U.S. dairy producers may avoid some of the billions of dollars lost to mastitis thanks to a Kansas State University technology that is detecting the early stages of the disease in dairy cows.
The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) stated this week that changes are needed to U.S. animal export to address the gross violations of international animal welfare code occurring on shipments of farm animals leaving the United States.