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Team up against bovine respiratory disease
ADUFA/AGDUFA reauthorization advances
Alltech Symposium challenges agribusiness
Associations quick to attack new MCOOL rule
Cornell genetic testing process cuts costs
Pathogen Genome Project maps first genomes
USDA approves PULMO-GUARD vaccine
UK first in EU to get Schmallenberg vaccine
MAB program for animal health professionals
Ouch — I stuck myself!
Cattle Team up against bovine respiratory disease
A comprehensive spring vaccination program can help beef producers address risks and help prevent the damaging effects of bovine respiratory disease. Read More
NCBA Op-Ed: ADUFA/AGDUFA reauthorization advances in the House
Similar to human drugs, we have in place a process for ensuring that animal drugs distributed in our country are safe and effective. Keeping our animals healthy is crucial in insuring our own health. Read More
Alltech Symposium challenges agribusiness to make an impact
The Alltech 29th Annual International Symposium came to a close on Wednesday, challenging delegates to take a glimpse into the future, search out opportunities to make an impact in the agribusiness industry and give the farmer of tomorrow a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Read More
Beef label Meat industry associations quick to attack the new MCOOL rule
Jeremy Russell, NAMA directory of communications and government relations, said, “This Final Rule is not significantly different from the Proposed Rule. It will exacerbate costs, particularly for independent packers that need to commingle animals to run their plants near capacity. Read More
Zuprevo is indicated for the treatment of BRD associated with Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida and Histophilus somni in beef and non-lactating dairy cows and for the control of respiratory disease in beef and non-lactating dairy cows at high risk of developing BRD associated with those same pathogens. Learn more.
Cornell genetic testing process cuts costs by up to 75 percent
A genomics technique previously used to analyze corn has been applied to cattle by an assistant professor at Cornell University, cutting the cost of a genetic profile from as much as $150 to $40 or less. Read More
100K Pathogen Genome Project maps first genomes
Striking a blow at foodborne diseases, the 100K Pathogen Genome Project at the University of California, Davis, announced that it has sequenced the genomes of its first 10 infectious microorganisms, including strains of Salmonella and Listeria. Read More
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AgriLabs USDA approves newly formulated PULMO-GUARD vaccine for cattle
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved use of newly formulated PULMO-GUARD PH-M, a vaccine used in preventing bovine respiratory disease (BRD) caused by Mannheimia haemolytica and Pasteurella multocida that is marketed by AgriLabs. Read More
UK first in EU to get Merck's new Schmallenberg vaccine
British farmers will be the first in Europe to get a vaccine against Schmallenberg virus, a new livestock disease that hit the continent in 2011. Read More
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K-State launches MAB program 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
Ouch — I stuck myself!
Research has found that over 80 percent of livestock farm workers have at some time accidentally stuck themselves with a needle. Read More
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