Integrated Animal Health (IAH), LLC, a global company focused on identifying and commercializing new-to-the-world animal health solutions, has achieved clinical success with proof of concept trials for its two natural products that help reduce calf health risks associated with scours.
Reducing stress on cattle through sound stockmanship practices brings multiple benefits in performance, immunity and production efficiency, and the Creating Connections program from Merck Animal Health aims to help producers learn and implement those techniques.
On September 29, the FDA issued a revised Guidance for Industry #120, titled Veterinary Feed Directive Regulation Questions and Answers.” The revised guidance includes minor changes to the draft version issued in June. FDA also released a list of states that have adequate veterinarian-client-patient-relationship (VCPR) requirements for compliance with the VFD rules, and which currently need to defer to the federal VDPR definition.
This week GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) introduced new system enhancements that help simplify compliance with the recent Veterinary Feed Directives (VFD) ruling and increase efficiency in veterinary clinics. The development release is the largest of 2015 and affects multiple products across the GVL platform, including FeedLINK® Veterinary Feed Directive (eVFD) System, HealthLINK® Digital Animal Health Certification System, as well as EquusLINK™ Digital EIA Certificates and Lab Submission System.
The Montana Board of Livestock announced the appointment of state veterinarian Marty Zaluski as the interim Executive Officer of the Department of Livestock while a search begins for a permanent replacement for Christian Mackay, who resigned the previous week.