Bovine Veterinarian
Saturday, December 21, 2013 | Web Version
Biological risk management
UN: Surge in zoonotic diseases calls for holistic approach
Merck shares progress on Zilmax & the plan for responsible beef
TAHC conducts successful National Veterinary Stockpile exercise
Limit hospital pen moves to help protect dairy wellness
What is the risk of the introduction of bovine TB to an area?
Blach: Bright outlook for 2014 and beyond
An integrated approach to digital dermatits
Preventative measures can minimize trich impacts
Evaluate your winter milk-feeding program
Bovine Veterinarian Biological risk management
Danelle Bickett-Weddle, DVM, MPH, PhD., DACVPM, from Iowa State University, discusses a free, online biological risk management tool available to assist veterinarians in identifying and addressing health risks in their clients’ beef and dairy herds. Watch Video
UN: Surge in zoonotic diseases calls for holistic approach
About 70 per cent of new diseases infecting humans in recent decades have come from animals, the United Nations food agency today reported, warning that it is getting easier for diseases jump species and spread as the population, agriculture and food-supply chains grow. Read More
Merck shares progress on Zilmax & the plan for responsible beef
During the last 90 days, Merck Animal Health, with the input and oversight of its Advisory Board, has worked to implement its Five-Step Plan to Ensuring Responsible Beef and has made considerable progress. Read More
TAHC TAHC conducts successful National Veterinary Stockpile exercise
As a part of ongoing efforts to prepare for large-scale foreign or emerging animal disease emergencies, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) partnered with personnel from other state and local agencies to conduct the Texas and National Veterinary Stockpile (NVS) Logistics Exercise on October 30, 2013 in San Antonio. Read More
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Limit hospital pen moves to help protect dairy wellness
When a dairy cow develops a disease, producers take steps to get her well. Unfortunately, the common task of moving a sick cow to the hospital pen may be doing more harm than good. Read More
What is the risk of the introduction of bovine TB to an area?
A USDA computer model calculates the risk of TB introduction to herds by county. The steps taken by producers can impact that calculation. Read More
 
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Randy Blach Blach: Bright outlook for 2014 and beyond
This year brought record prices for beef, calves and finished cattle, and 2014 promises continued success, particularly for cow-calf producers. That was one of the key messages when Cattle Fax president and CEO Randy Blach addressed a group of veterinarians at a “Prevention Works” conference hosted by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. Read More
An integrated approach to digital dermatits
Digital dermatitis, also known as hairy heel wart, is a big problem on many dairy farms. Read More
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Preventative measures can minimize trich impacts
Speaking to veterinarians at a “Prevention Works” conference hosted by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. last week, Dan Givens, DVM, PhD, from Auburn University, outlined the need for prevention in dealing with trichomoniasis, or “trich.” Read More
Evaluate your winter milk-feeding program
The first official day of winter is December 21, although in many parts of the country winter weather has already arrived. If you haven't reviewed your winter milk feeding protocols yet, now is a great time to do so. Read More
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