Bovine Veterinarian
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OIE calls for destruction of rinderpest virus stores
OIE upgrades BSE-risk status for the U.S.
AVMA plans animal-welfare dialog
Calf health on DocTalk
FDA approves new estrous-sync product
Balchem launches Real Science Initiative
Alliance salutes animal-care efforts in Okla.
Herd of emaciated cattle sold to Texas ranch
USDA avoids employee furloughs
Milk fever isn't always visible
World Organization for Animal Health OIE calls for destruction or lock-down of rinderpest virus stores
During its assembly this week in Paris, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) launched a digital campaign to discourage storage of the rinderpest virus. Read More
OIE upgrades BSE-risk status for the United States
The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) this week is holding its 81st World Assembly of national delegates in Paris. During the session, the organization’s Scientific Commission announced the anticipated recognition of the United States as having “negligible risk” for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). Read More
AVMA plans animal-welfare dialog
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is reaching out to veterinarians and veterinary students across the country to request their participation in a symposium, “Can You Hear Me Now? The Conversation,” to be held Nov. 14-15, 2013 in Rosemont, Ill. The symposium offers an opportunity for intraprofessional dialogue about animals’ welfare and veterinarians’ responsibilities to protect it. Read More
DocTalk video Calf health on DocTalk
This week on our DocTalk video, Kansas State University veterinarian Dan Thomson discusses preconditioning calves with Dr. Nels Lindberg a Veterinarian from Great Bend Kansas and owner of the Animal Medical Center in Great Bend. Read More
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FDA approves new estrous-synchronization product
Several gonadorelin (GnRH) products are approved and available for treating cystic ovaries in dairy cows, but until recently, none were FDA-approved for use in combination with another drug for synchronizing estrous cycles in lactating dairy and beef cattle. Read More
Balchem launches Real Science Initiative
Balchem Corporation, the global leader in choline chloride and precision release nutrient technologies, today announced the creation of a new grant-based research program, the Real Science Initiative. The program will offer funding to university and related research institutes to support new research projects in animal nutrition, performance and health. Read More
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Animal Ag Alliance Alliance salutes animal-care efforts in Oklahoma
Shortly after the devastating tornado hit Moore, Oklahoma, Dr. Rod Hall, state veterinarian for Oklahoma, extended a formal invitation to American Humane Association’s (AHA) Red Star Animal Emergency Services to officially deploy to the disaster in Moore. Read More
New Mexico herd of emaciated cattle sold to Texas ranch
A herd of cattle in poor condition scheduled to be moved to pasture by the New Mexico Livestock Board will be redirected to Texas, taking a heavy burden off the state. Read More
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USDA avoids employee furloughs
Just one month after USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack warned Congress of the “high probability” of furloughs, Congressional appropriators have approved the department’s request to shift funds instead. Read More
Cows can suffer from milk fever even though you don’t see it
Fresh cows in your herd may be suffering from something you don’t see. What is it and how can you prevent it? Read More
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