Bovine Veterinarian
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Drug residues in raw milk samples decline again
Intensive livestock production could reduce GHG emissions
International BVDV/Pestivirus Symposium in October
More thoughts on the calving pen
Make plans for DCHA conference
Early bird registration for NIAA conference
EPA lists cattle as primary methane source
ADSA announces S-PAC access offer
Rock River Laboratory introduces sample-Submission App
Boost calf immunity during calving season
Lab workers Drug residues in raw milk samples decline again
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) annual report of animal drug residue tests of milk found dairy consumers are safer than ever. Read More
Intensive livestock production could reduce GHG emissions
A study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides more evidence that livestock-production systems that incorporate higher-quality concentrated feeds, such as grains, could provide the most efficient means toward desirable climate and food-availability outcomes. Researchers from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) conducted the study. Read More
International BVDV/Pestivirus Symposium in October
Pestiviruses: Old Enemies, New Challenges" will be the theme of a joint meeting of the 6th U.S. Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) Symposium and European Society of Veterinary Virology (ESVV) Pestivirus Symposium. The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo., October 14-15, 2014. Read More
Calving More thoughts on the calving pen
The majority of work done on cow comfort and animal welfare has focused on the lactating cow. The importance of cow comfort and a low stress environment for our cows around the time of calving is being realized. Read More
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Make plans for DCHA conference
The 2014 Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) conference will take place on April 1 to 3 in Green Bay, Wis. This year’s conference is themed “Be a Driver for Change,” complimented by a keynote address from former Green Bay Packers star wide receiver Donald Driver. Read More
Early bird registration for NIAA conference
Participants can save $25 on registration for the National Institute for Animal Agriculture’s (NIAA) annual conference by registering prior to Monday, March 3. The conference, titled “The Precautionary Principle: How Animal Agriculture Will Thrive?” will take place March 31- April 2, 2014 in Omaha, Neb., and will examine the policies and strategies that will dictate how innovative and competitive U.S. agriculture will be in the global marketplace today, tomorrow and beyond. Read More
 
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EPA lists cattle as primary methane source
A new draft report on greenhouse gas emissions lists “enteric fermentation,” primarily in cattle, as the leading cause of methane emissions. The report also, however, shows agriculture overall produces a small percentage of total greenhouse gas emissions and provides significant sequestration of carbon. Read More
ADSA announces S-PAC access offer
To encourage members of ADSA, PSA, ASAS, ARPAS, AABP, EAAP, USAHA, and non-member JAM attendees (who may all subscribe to S-PAC at the ADSA member rate) who haven't yet experienced the power of S-PAC (Searchable Proceedings of Animal Conferences), we are opening S-PAC to everyone, free of charge, for 5 full days! Read More
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Rock River Laboratory introduces sample-Submission App
Rock River Laboratory, Inc. introduces FeedScan, a smart phone and tablet application for electronic sample submission. The new tool provides a convenient means to submit feed, forage, water, and fecal samples directly to Rock River Laboratory for analysis. Read More
Boost calf immunity during calving season
As spring calving season approaches, it is vital that your calves receive adequate immunity at birth. Read More
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