Developed over the last year and a half by the AVMA Committee on Antimicrobials and other volunteers – a group of nearly 50 microbiologists, epidemiologists and species experts – the report examines pathogens of concern and outlines actions veterinarians and their teams, producers, breeders and animal owners can take to slow and limit the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance through stewardship.
Brazil expects the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) to declare the country free from foot-and-mouth disease with vaccinations at a meeting in May, according to a government statement on Friday.
As cannabis in the form of industrial hemp receives crop status in the 2018 farm bill and cannabis is examined for its potential uses for both pain relief and in animal feed, what is the veterinarian's role?
Because of a slow, six-to eight-week incubation period, anaplasmosis often turns up in cattle herds around this time of year, as the disease emerges in herds exposed to ticks or other vectors during the summer.
New USDA Policy enables more U.S. research and vaccine development for foot and mouth disease (FMD), but biosecurity precautions and approval processes will take several years, says UDSA Chief Veterinarian Jack Shere.