Bovine Veterinarian
Saturday, August 24, 2013 | Web Version
Lyme disease more prevalent than many realize
Online program teaches vets business basics
Preconditioning webinar available on demand
Streamlining the ADT process
Extension-arm ultrasound pregnancy testing and fetal aging course
Merial Rabies Symposium
QualiTech introduces new niacin product for dairy cows
Dee Griffin contributes to BRD blog
Livestock emergency disease training in Nebraska
2013 harvest analysis detects mycotoxin threat
Tick Lyme disease more prevalent than many realize
Estimates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate the number of diagnosed cases of Lyme disease in the United States is about 10 times that of cases reported to the CDC through routine surveillance. Lyme disease is the most commonly reported tick-borne illness in the United States, with about 30,000 cases reported each year. The CDC estimates total annual diagnosed cases at around 300,000. Read More
Online program teaches veterinarians small business basics
Veterinarians can strengthen their business knowledge and skills thanks to a program launched in partnership with Kansas State University. Read More
Preconditioning webinar now available on demand
Better health, heavier sale weights and higher bids at auction are just some of the benefits of a sound preconditioning program, and calf values this year make health assurances more valuable than usual. Offering the latest on the health and pocketbook benefits of precondition, Drovers/CattleNetwork and Bovine Veterinarian are offering a free webinar on demand. Read More
ADT Streamlining the ADT process
Kaylen Henry with GlobalVetLINK describes how the new ADT rule emphasizes use of Interstate Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (ICVI) for interstate shipment of several classes of cattle, and how electronic filing of ICVI documents can help streamline the process. Watch Video
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Extension-arm ultrasound pregnancy testing and fetal aging course
The University of Nebraska West Central Research and Extension Center in cooperation with Repro-Scan, E.I. Medical Imaging, and BCF Technology will be hosting a Bovine Reproductive Ultrasound for Veterinarians course to provide hands-on, in-depth instruction in the use of ultrasound for bovine reproductive exams. This workshop will focus on utilizing “extension arm” ultrasound technique and fetal aging. Read More
Merial Rabies Symposium
Merial and Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine will host Sixth Annual Merial Rabies Symposium on Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT) in Starkville, Miss. Read More
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QualiTech QualiTech introduces new niacin product for dairy cows
Today niacin is used in more than 12 percent of dairy cows to enhance their performance. However, much of the raw niacin fed to dairy cows is lost due to degradation in the rumen. ANEVIS rumen-protected niacin from QualiTech, Inc. uses advanced rumen protection technology to deliver more niacin to the small intestine of the cow — nearly eight times the amount of niacin delivered to the bloodstream compared to raw niacin. Read More
Dee Griffin contributes to BRD blog
This week on Merck Animal Health’s BRD Report: From the Fence Post blog, guest blogger Dee Griffin, DVM, MS, from the Great Plains Veterinary Education Center discusses BQA. In a post titled “Beef Quality Assurance — Healthy Herds, Happy Consumers,” Griffin points out that 19 of 20 beef products originating in the United States are raised within BQA guidelines. Read More
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Livestock emergency disease training in Nebraska
Nearly 100 veterinarians and emergency responders from across Nebraska teamed up with the veterinarian staff from the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) and the USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Service Veterinary Service (APHIS/VS) to attend the annual Livestock Emergency Disease Response System (LEDRS) meeting held in Hastings last week. Read More
2013 harvest analysis detects mycotoxin threat
It’s not too early to begin scouting the fields, preparing for the 2013 harvest and the potential mycotoxin challenges it may bring. Read More
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