Bovine Veterinarian
Saturday, January 18, 2014 | Web Version
Budget bill includes funds for NBAF
AVMA admits acupuncture academy into House of Delegates
Beef prices: Another day, another record
Take steps to reduce employee turnover
Post-weaning nutrition, crucial for a healthy rumen
New AVMA partnership supports public, corporate veterinarians
Dr. Sjeklocha named AVC Consultant of the Year
Cargill, Branhaven, license genomics tools to Neogen
Protect calves from scours with immediate immunity
Corn and hay stocks increase significantly
Budget Budget bill includes funds for NBAF
The $1.1 trillion compromise spending bill that was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday includes $404 million for the construction of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan, Kan. The bill will now face a vote in the Senate, where it is expected to pass. Read More
AVMA admits acupuncture academy into House of Delegates
At their January 11th meeting, American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) House of Delegates (HOD) voted to admit the American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture (AAVA) into the HOD as a constituent allied veterinary organization. Read More
Beef prices: Another day, another record
Wholesale beef prices continue to rise at a feverish pace, as Thursday’s National Daily Cattle and Beef Summary shows the Choice cutout averaging $228.79 per hundredweight and Select at $225.51. The day-to-day increases were $4.17 and $3.60 for Choice and Select accordingly. Read More
Handbook Take steps to reduce employee turnover
Resolve to reduce high costs with a plan for employee retention Read More
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Post-weaning nutrition, crucial for a healthy rumen
Losing focus on calf nutrition post-weaning can negatively impact a calf’s lifetime profit potential. Rumen development is established in the first six months of life and can be influenced by diet and nutrition, so it becomes increasingly important for calf raisers to turn their attention to calf rumen health and development as calves transition to a diet higher in fiber. Read More
New AVMA partnership supports public, corporate veterinarians
Answering a call for veterinarians to fill a critical need in public service and corporate practice, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) recently signed a formal memorandum of understanding (MOU) that aims to better promote careers in these sectors. Read More
 
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Dr. Sjeklocha named AVC Consultant of the Year
Cattle Empire veterinarian honored for beef industry leadership Read More
Cargill, Branhaven, license genomics tools to Neogen
Cargill, Inc. and Branhaven LLC, today announced a non-exclusive agreement to license Neogen Corporation their patented BeefGen genomics (DNA) tools that help beef and dairy cattle producers analyze bovine genetics to improve meat and milk production. Specific terms of the license agreement were not disclosed. Read More
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Protect calves from scours with immediate immunity
The presence of calf scours is often an unwanted guest during spring calving season. Read More
Corn and hay stocks increase significantly
The feed outlook has brightened considerably from a year ago, helping contribute to the recent rise in calf and feeder-cattle value. The January Feed Outlook report from USDA estimates 2013 corn and hay production somewhat lower than previous forecasts, but well above last-year’s totals. Read More
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