Bovine Veterinarian
Saturday, August 3, 2013 | Web Version
Embracing challenges — Creating opportunities
Dr. Clark K. Fobian becomes AVMA president
Bechtol wins Industry Achievement Award
Award for most-cited dairy-science articles
Case study in crisis communications
AVMA names new president-elect
OIG reports on organic dairy program
AVMA announces new council posts
Beta agonists and trade
Cattle market poised for gains
Veterinarian Embracing challenges — Creating opportunities
The 2013 American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) Annual Conference September 19-21 in Milwaukee, Wis., will offer beef and dairy veterinarians the latest tools and information to move their businesses forward while serving the livestock industry. Read More
Dr. Clark K. Fobian becomes AVMA president
Dr. Clark K. Fobian of Sedalia, Mo., begins a one-year term as president of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) by pledging to bring the association members together. Read More
Bechtol wins Industry Achievement Award
When David Bechtol is honored at the 2013 Feeding Quality Forums with the Industry Achievement Award, colleagues and clients will catch a glimpse of recent history that laid the foundation for many of the ways they handle cattle health today. Read More
Award Award recognizes most-cited dairy-science articles
Elsevier and American Dairy Science Association proudly announce winners of Third Annual Journal of Dairy Science Most-Cited Awards Read More
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Case study in crisis communications
While we can’t predict the next public-relations crisis in animal agriculture, we can learn from past experiences and perhaps stamp out the spark before it becomes a firestorm. At last week’s Cattle Feeders Business Summit hosted by Merck Animal Health in Denver, several speakers outlined efforts to avert or manage these issues, with several saying the industry is better prepared than ever to do so. Read More
AVMA names new president-elect
Dr. Ted Cohn of Denver, Colo., became president-elect of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) during the Association’s Annual Convention, which celebrated the AVMA’s 150th anniversary. The Tuskegee University alumnus pledged to help improve the AVMA’s bond with its members to ensure the Association is as successful over the next 150 years. Read More
 
Ad Pathogens + Stressors = BRD. But prevention is best option.
Your clients need to know that pathogens and stressors — such as weaning, shipping, processing, adverse weather, and overcrowding — associated with moving calves to the next sector, are two primary instigators of BRD. Learn more about what protocols can be put into place to help prevent or minimize this disease. Read more.
Holstein OIG reports on organic dairy program
Under the “access to pasture” rule, producers wishing to market dairy products under the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP) must provide livestock with year-round access to the outdoors. Read More
AVMA announces new council posts
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) House of Delegates (HOD) elected new volunteer leaders to AVMA councils and to the House Advisory Committee (HAC) during its annual business meeting. Read More
Trace Mineral Nutrition: An opportunity area in ration forumulation
Feeding bioavailable forms of zinc, copper and manganese generally results in enhanced milk production, better reproductive performance and decreased somatic cell count. It's definitely an opportunity area in ration formulation for dairy nutritionists to explore with their clients. Attend this FREE webinar to learn more from two industry experts on trace minerals and their use in ration formulation. Register now.
Beta agonists and trade
Use of approved beta agonists in the United States for promotion of growth and lean-meat yield has created challenges in the global market, such as current trade barriers in Russia. During last week’s Cattle Feeders Business Summit hosted by Merck Animal Health in Denver, Merck nutritionist David Yates, PhD., outlined some of the issues surrounding these products. Read More
Cattle market poised for gains
The fed-cattle market probably is at or near the summer lows, and lower corn prices should support the calf and feeder markets in coming months. During the Cattle Feeders Business Summit hosted by Merck Animal Health this week in Denver, Cattle Fax senior analyst Kevin Good gave cattle feeders, weary of 18 months of losses, a little good news tempered with caution. Read More
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