Bovine Veterinarian
Saturday, April 13, 2013 | Web Version
Detecting and preventing drug-resistant parasites
Scientists develop test for BSE risk materials
K-State MBA available tailored for animal health professionals
Register soon for the veterinary biologics training program
Obama’s budget proposal would fund NBAF
UC Davis veterinary students win national competition
FDA sets agenda for veterinary antimicrobial meetings
Researchers find drugs with anti-prion activity
Proper injection sites to remember at calf-working time
Two decades of mycotoxin research
Cattle in pasture Detecting and preventing drug-resistant parasites
Today’s anti-parasitic drugs generally remain effective against cattle parasites in the United States, but occurrence of resistant parasites in other countries and in other livestock species, and signs of emergence of resistant populations here, create a need for prevention measures. A new report from the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine provides tips for preventing and detecting such resistance. Read More
Scientists develop new test for BSE risk materials
A new screening method to detect tissues associated with Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in processed food will be developed through a new license agreement between Florida State University and Gainesville-based ELISA Technologies. Read More
K-State MBA available tailored for animal health professionals
Kansas State University’s award-winning Master of Agribusiness (MAB) distance degree program is now offering an MAB tailored to individuals working in the animal health industry. Read More
Register now Register soon for the veterinary biologics training program
The Veterinary Biologics Training Program will be held May 14-24; a limited number of seats remain for this annual course for professionals inveterinary biologics. Read More
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Obama’s budget proposal would fund NBAF
President Barack Obama’s proposed budget sent to Congress Wednesday, includes $714 million to build the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) near Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan. Read More
UC Davis veterinary students win national competition
Food Animal and Reproduction Medicine (FARM) Club at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine wins a large animal ultrasound machine. Read More
 
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FDA FDA sets agenda for veterinary antimicrobial meetings
The FDA and USDA are conducting a series of five half-day meetings around the country to allow public feedback on the challenges veterinarians and producers will face under proposed rules for veterinary oversight of antimicrobial use. The first meeting takes place today, April 9, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, with the rest taking place during April, May and early June. Read More
Researchers find drugs with anti-prion activity
Prion diseases such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) in humans are known to be terminal and untreatable, but scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) in Florida have found two drugs, already approved for human use, that have activity against the misfolded proteins. A variant form of CJD has been linked to consumption of beef from cattle infected with the prion disease Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE). Read More
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Proper injection sites to remember at calf-working time
The months of April and May are traditionally the months when “spring round-ups” take place. This is the time that large and small cow/calf operations schedule the “working” of the calves. Read More
Two decades of mycotoxin research
Experts address progress in managing mycotoxins during Alltech summit. Read More
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