The federal Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) program is up and running, but challenges including inconsistencies in state requirements and mixed messages regarding program goals continue to slow progress toward true traceability.
Only four weeks after Integrated Animal Health (IAH) announced that it will locate its Global headquarters and commercial operations in the KC Animal Health Corridor, the formerly Australian-based animal health company also announced it intends to sign a four year exclusive product deal for its proprietary dairy feed inclusion technology, Feed Mate as the first international license of the company’s global product lines.
The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital saw its first appointments today at its new location, 2200 College Station Road. Minnie, a 10-year-old yellow Labrador retriever, came to the hospital's rehabilitation service to use one of the brand-new underwater treadmills. She has been a patient of the hospital since January and uses the treadmill to help maintain her mobility and decrease pain caused by chronic osteoarthritis in her knees.
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.