Bovine Veterinarian
Saturday, April 27, 2013 | Web Version
FDA warns of misinterpretation of antimicrobial-resistance data
AVMA workforce study confirms status of food-animal veterinarians
Learning from FMD outbreaks
Young veterinarians face growing debt
JBS expands welfare efforts
ADT in the cattle markets
John Maday named NIAA’s Advocate for Animal Agriculture
Smith aims to improve value of cattle
Three-part video series addresses antimicrobial resistance
Heat stress on dairy cows
Data FDA warns of misinterpretation of antimicrobial-resistance data
Recently, the Environmental Working Group issued a report of its interpretation of the 2011 Retail Meat Annual Report of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS). While FDA is always concerned when we see antimicrobial resistance, we believe the EWG report oversimplifies the NARMS data and provides misleading conclusions. Read More
AVMA workforce study confirms status of food-animal veterinarians
The American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) says the new American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) 2013 U. S Veterinary Workforce Study confirms what it has been examining for a few years — that there is not necessarily a shortage of food-animal veterinarians, but rather a lack of veterinary services in some underserved geographic areas. Read More
Learning from FMD outbreaks
As the United States plans and prepares for the possibility of an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD), we have the benefit of knowledge gained from outbreaks around the world in recent years. Read More
College graduates Young veterinarians face growing debt
Educational costs and student debt have increased at a much faster pace than starting salaries for new veterinarians, creating additional challenges as the begin their professional careers. During last-week’s Academy of Veterinary Consultants conference in Norman. OK, Kansas State University veterinarian Mike Apley, DVM, PhD, DACVCP, outlined the alarming trend. Read More
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JBS expands welfare efforts
During the recent Academy of Veterinary Consultants conference in Norman, Okla., Lily Edwards-Callaway, PhD, outlined the evolving welfare program in JBS plants, and within the meat packer’s supply chains. Read More
ADT in the cattle markets
Chelsea Good, VP for government and industry affairs at the Livestock Marketing Association, discusses the Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) rule and animal-identification requirements for interstate movement of cattle. Read More
 
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John Maday named NIAA’s Advocate for Animal Agriculture
John Maday, managing editor for Drovers/CattleNetwork, was presented the National Institute for Animal Agriculture’s Advocate for Animal Agriculture award April 16 at the organization’s annual conference in Louisville, Ky. Read More
Smith aims to improve value of Mississippi's cattle
When producer and consultant Dr. Gordon Hazard answers his phone, it is often in the middle of a pasture. Read More
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Three-part video series addresses antimicrobial resistance
A video series by the Beef Cattle Research Council discusses antimicrobial use and resistance as it relates to livestock production. Read More
Heat stress on dairy cows
As the weather warms, the dairy-housing experts at Lely offer these tips for minimizing heat stress in cows. The main effects of heat stress include reduced dry matter intake, reduced milk yield with lower fat and protein levels, reduced fertility and increased water consumption Read More
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