Latest News From Bob LeValley - Oklahoma BQA Coordinator

Beef Quality Assurance Program Injection Site Guideline

In order to reduce the incidence of injection site lesions, injectable products should be administered subcutaneous (SQ)if the label allows.

Vaccine Handling and Storage

The highest quality vaccine that producers purchase may be of little value if not handled and stored properly.  Don't overlook key principles when preparing and administering vaccines and other animal health products.

Feed Additives and Medicated Feeds

Good records are essential with VFD feeds as well as any medications to ensure proper withdrawal periods are observed.  All VFD feed records must be kept, and available for inspection for two years.