Bovine Veterinarian
Saturday, October 26, 2013 | Web Version
Dueling reports
The cow of the future
Novel method makes FMD vaccine production safer
Grandin talks animal handling at feedlot visit
MAI introduces calcium bolus for transition cows
Study examines milk replacer carbohydrate sources
DCHA launches membership drive
Drovers/CattleNetwork names new editor
Concurrent or selective parasite control: What's the difference?
Cattle prices continue higher
Cattle feed Dueling reports
John Maday
The debate over modern food production is not going to end anytime soon, but agricultural organizations have become more proactive in telling their side of the story. This week, in anticipation of release of a report from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for a Livable Future, the Animal Agriculture Alliance released its own report on Monday, followed by a news conference with an expert panel on Tuesday. Read More
The cow of the future
At the World Dairy Expo, Juan Tricarico, PhD, with the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, discusses the “Cow of the Future” project, and the veterinarian’s role in the program, which focuses on measuring, maintaining and promoting long-term sustainability in dairy production. Watch Video
Novel method makes FMD vaccine production safer
Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccines can be produced safely using a new patent-pending technology developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. Read More
Temple Grandin Grandin talks animal handling during Australia feedlot visit
Animal welfare expert Temple Grandin emphasized the idea of inviting the general public to livestock operations so they know how livestock are treated behind the scenes. Read More
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MAI introduces calcium bolus for transition cows
MAI Animal Health introduces the first product in the line of nutritional supplements for transition dairy cows; new TRANSITION Calcium Boluses. Read More
Study examines milk replacer carbohydrate sources
New research from the University of Georgia looks at the effect of milk replacers formulated with alternative carbohydrate sources on calf health and performance. The findings were published this month in The Professional Animal Scientist. Read More
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DCHA DCHA launches membership drive
The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) announces new membership offerings, further providing valuable resources, discussions and information to dairy calf and heifer raisers — both custom raisers and dairy producers. Read More
Drovers/CattleNetwork names new editor
Drovers/CattleNetwork’s new look for 2014 is enhanced by its collection of some of the brightest minds in the beef industry, bringing higher quality and depth to the brand. Read More
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Concurrent or selective parasite control: What's the difference?
The goal of any parasite control plan is to make sure the maximum number of the highest-priority parasites are eliminated and you decrease parasite resistance in your herd. Read More
Cattle prices continue higher
Shrinking supplies of feeder cattle and finished cattle, coupled with lower grain prices and the psychological impact of cattle death losses due to the October blizzard likely will be supportive to prices over the coming months. Read More
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