Testing bulls for reproductive health is even more important now for beef cattle producers because feeder calves are expected to generate record prices this fall, a Purdue University veterinary scientist says.
One must go back to 1996 to trace the history of government oversight on antibiotics. That’s when Congress enacted the Animal Drug Availability Act (ADAA), thereby establishing a new regulatory category for certain animal drugs used in animal feed. This new category became known as the veterinary feed directive drugs (VFD drugs).
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Folks welcome to Doc Talk. I’m Dr. Dan Thomson here from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. I’m glad you joined us. Dr. Matt Miesner is going to be joining us today to talk about copper toxicity in sheep, cattle and other species. It’s bound to be a great show. Thanks for joining us. Stay tuned after this break.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) recently broke ground on its new Veterinary Diagnostic Center. Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) contributed support for the state-of-the-art facility that will provide improved service to livestock producers and veterinarians throughout the region and the country. It is expected to open by the end of 2017.
Animal health companies have been complying with the provisions of ADUFA Section 105 since 2008 by providing annual antibiotic sales data for food producing animals to the Food and Drug Administration. Monday’s proposed regulation expands on those requirements.