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FDA approves new drug for reproduction management in sheep

November 28, 2009

Washington -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug that aims to support reproduction management in sheep.

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This year's livestock feed has increased mold risk

November 26, 2009

Ames, Iowa -- Livestock feed is at a higher risk of mold development this year due to a cool, wet growing season that delayed harvest, according to the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Wheezing? You work in a barn, says vet school

November 20, 2009

Tufts veterinary college says dust may be leading to respiratory problems for barn workers.

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Swine vets asked to report H1N1 suspicions to state officials

November 19, 2009

National Report -- The American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) is asking veterinarians to reach out to state health officials first if they suspect an H1N1 outbreak in a swine herd.

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Virtual cow gives students new virtual learning tool

November 10, 2009

London, England -- A British veterinarian has developed a realistic model of a cow's backside that students can use for practice in detecting pregnancies and infections.

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WHO says H1N1 virus could mutate, warns vigilance in watching for symptoms

November 10, 2009

Geneva, Switzerland -- Concerned by the potential of the H1N1 pandemic virus to become more virulent as the pool of viral genes circulates among a number of hosts, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for close monitoring and proper management of animals that exhibit symptoms of respiratory infections.

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Colorado State veterinarians fit calf with two prosthetic legs

November 8, 2009

Fort Collins, Colo. -- A 15-member veterinary surgical team at Colorado State University (CSU) recently fit two artificial limbs on yearling calf.

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Ohio voters approve creation of new livestock board

November 4, 2009

Livestock housing standards in Ohio now will be set by a Livestock Care Standards Board.

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Animal welfare: When emotion and science collide

November 1, 2009

When it comes to animal welfare, is it too late for diplomacy or have the battle lines already been drawn?

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