Bovine Veterinarian
Saturday, February 2, 2013 | Web Version
Antibiotic white paper available
Fukushima cattle have radioactive elements
'Grim return' of Schmallenberg virus in U.K.
New ID rules take effect in March
Cow-calf contributions to greenhouse gas
Use flunixin properly to avoid residue violations
Global feed supply: 959 million tons
6 tips to reduce exposure to E. coli
CDC warns against raw milk...again
FMD Symposium in April
Antibiotic white paper available
The National Institute for Animal Agriculture has available a white paper, “A One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Use & Resistance: A Dialogue for a Common Purpose,” from its 2012 Antimicrobial Use & Resistance Symposium. Read More
Abandoned cattle near Fukushima have radioactive elements
Cattle found near the nuclear power plant struck by an earthquake and tsunami two years ago are found to be contaminated with radioactive elements. Read More
'Grim return' of Schmallenberg virus in U.K.
Schmallenberg virus has made a “grim return” in 2013, according to researchers at The University of Nottingham Veterinary School. Read More
New ID rules take effect in March
The USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Service has published new rules governing the traceability of interstate livestock movement in the Jan. 9 Federal Register. These rules are scheduled to take effect March 11. Read More
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Cow-calf phase contributes most greenhouse gases
Scientists have long known that cattle produce carbon dioxide and methane throughout their lives, but a new study pinpoints the cow-calf stage as a major contributor of greenhouse gases during beef production. Read More
Use flunixin properly to avoid residue violations
The USDA Food Safety Inspection Service reported an increase in the number of residue violations in culled dairy cows from 2005 to 2010 with flunixin the second most common residue violation. Read More
 
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soybeans Global feed supply: 959 million tons
Alltech has released the results of its 2013 Global Feed Tonnage Survey conducted in December 2012. According to Alltech’s Aidan Connolly, it’s estimated that there is 959 million tons (mt) of global feed. Read More
6 tips to reduce exposure to E. coli
Disease causing bacteria, such as E.coli, can have very negative effects on calves, especially calves under five days of age. Land O’Lakes Purina Feed Calf and Heifer Specialist, Jason Leonard, offers tips to aid in reducing the exposure of newborn calves to E.coli and other bacteria. Read More
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CDC warns against raw milk...again
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control, which looked at the top culprits of food-borne illnesses, found that raw milk was one of the top offenders. Read More
FMD Symposium in April
Following the April 16-17 National Institute for Animal Agriculture Conference, a special Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Symposium will be conducted April 17-18 to discuss the challenges of controlling FMD while maintaining continuity of business. Read More
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