Bovine Veterinarian
Saturday, June 29, 2013 | Web Version
CAST report scrutinizes the “Precautionary Principle”
Survey shows more resistance to drug therapies among BRD cases
Veterinary position announcement (TAHC)
NCBA educates Capitol Hill on antibiotic use in livestock
Check out this week’s DocTalk
AVMA goes to the movies
Konkle becomes Wisc. assistant state veterinarian
GlobalVetLINK releases the new HealthLINK eCVI system
FDA offers resources on medicated feeds
Four questions to ask about colostrum replacers
CAST report CAST report scrutinizes the “Precautionary Principle”
Has society become overly cautious? Are we passing up critical opportunities for innovation in food and agricultural production in the spirit of “playing it safe? Those are the primary questions behind a new report from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) titled “Impact of the Precautionary Principle on Feeding Current and Future Generations.” Read More
Survey shows more resistance to drug therapies among BRD cases
A survey of records of bovine respiratory disease cases at the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory showed that drug resistance in one of the primary pathogens that cause BRD, Mannheimia haemolytica, increased over a three-year period. Read More
Veterinary position announcement (TAHC)
The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Executive Director (AED) for Animal Health Programs. Read More
NCBA NCBA educates Capitol Hill on antibiotic use in livestock
“Beef 101” presentation illustrated the importance of having a safe and wholesome food supply that starts with healthy animals Read More
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Check out this week’s DocTalk
This week on the DocTalk program, Kansas State University veterinarian Dan Thomson, DVM, MS, PhD, discusses pinkeye with his K-State colleague Matt Miesner DVM, MS, DACVIM. Read More
AVMA goes to the movies
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has released its first-ever movie trailer, celebrating the organization’s 150th anniversary. Read More
 
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Dr. Darlene Konkle Konkle becomes Wisc. assistant state veterinarian
Darlene Konkle, DVM, MS, DACVIM, has been named as Wisconsin’s assistant state veterinarian and bureau director of animal disease control for the Division of Animal Health in the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. Read More
GlobalVetLINK releases the new HealthLINK eCVI system
GlobalVetLINK , a leader in digital solutions for animal health, announces the release of the new HealthLINK® Digital Animal Health Certification System. After gathering customers’ feedback, GVL set out to further streamline the electronic Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (eCVI) process for veterinarians. The new system will help increase efficiency and reduce overall time spent creating and managing eCVIs. Read More
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FDA offers resources on medicated feeds
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) this week unveiled a new website and a video to help ensure safety and responsibility in the use of medicated animal feeds. Read More
Four questions to ask about colostrum replacers
Feeding clean high quality maternal colostrum is considered the gold standard for getting proper nutrients and antibodies into newborn calves. However, accessing maternal colostrum that is both high in IgG and low in bacterial counts can be a challenge on many dairy operations for a variety of reasons. Read More
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