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Time behind the wheel can lead to wrist problems

August 5, 2008

Ambulatory veterinarians and commuters can benefit from simple modifications.

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Legal issues for large animal practitioners (Proceedings)

August 1, 2008

The large animal veterinary practitioner is faced with a number of unique legal considerations in the daily discharge of his or her professional duties.

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Floods threaten livestock food supply

August 1, 2008

Devastating floods in several Midwest states left most farm animals unscathed, but food shortages and disease still loom as major concerns for farmers and veterinarians in coming months and years.

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

Money and management decisions: When to spend (Proceedings)

August 1, 2008

Most farmers and ranchers do not have an endless supply of money with which to run their business each year.

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Research team links illness to pigs raised without antibiotics

July 17, 2008

Columbus, Ohio - A new study conducted by The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine suggests that pigs raised without antibiotics were more susceptible to parasitic infections and disease.

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Bill to ban Argentine beef introduced in Senate

July 11, 2008

Washington - A bill was introduced into the U.S. Senate July 10 that would counteract a U.S. Department of Agriculture proposal to allow the importation of beef from a region in Argentina - a country that has not yet eradicated foot and mouth disease FMD).

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FDA bans extra-label use of antimicrobials in food animals

July 9, 2008

Rockville, Md.- A new rule will go into effect this fall prohibiting the extra-label use of cephalosporin antimicrobial drugs in food animals.

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Calif. bill to OK slaughterhouse surveillance fails

July 1, 2008

Sacramento, Calif. - The same day a new tape was released by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) showing alleged new abuse of cattle at a New Mexico livestock auction, a state Assembly panel rejected legislation that would have required slaughterhouses to install surveillance cameras.

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Video showing abuse of cows prompts AVMA response

June 29, 2008

Shaumburg, Ill. - The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is calling for stricter adherence to humane animal handling guidelines and standards after a new video, taped by an undercover Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) employee, shows abuse to cows at a New Mexico livestock auction.

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