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HSVMA petitions against antibiotics 'overuse'

January 14, 2011

Washington -- The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association (HSVMA) is petitioning Congress to phase out non-therapeutic use of antibiotics in animal agriculture.

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Catnip repels bloodsucking flies, study reports

January 10, 2011

Cattle and horses may find much-needed relief from flies with the help of the plant cats are crazy for.

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New York considers banning non-therapeutic antimicrobials

December 30, 2010

Albany, N.Y. -- New York lawmakers are looking to curb antimicrobial usage by pre-filing new legislation that would make non-therapeutic antimicrobial use a misdemeanor offense.

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Missouri announces program to train veterinarians for large-animal work

November 5, 2010

Grant of $500,000 will fund test of a national food-animal veterinary institute

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AVMA, AVMF announce loan repayment program for food animal veterinarians

October 6, 2010

Five food animal veterinarians will receive $100,000 each to help kick-start their careers

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OSHA offers guidance for influenza protection on commercial swine farms

August 3, 2010

Washington -- A two-page document offering guidance on avoiding the spread of influenza was developed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and now is available on OSHA?s Web site.

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Writing treatment protocols, on-farm training, and records-making it a seamless system (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

The request for a written treatment protocol is made frequently and easily by people that don't have to accomplish the task. This request is made with the best intentions and it is necessary that we accomplish this, but it is not quite as simple as it sounds.

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Managing on-farm drug usage (OTC, LDU, ELDU) (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

Supervision of the drug usage on the dairy is a foundation stone for achieving the VCPR and is referenced frequently in the regulatory documents that we are obligated to comply with. In 1996 the Animal Medical Drug Usage Clarification Act (AMDUCA) became the law that regulates extra-label drug usage (ELDU).

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Anybody can deliver Key Performance Indexes (KPI's): What is our role? (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

Anyone can and everyone does deliver key performance indicators (KPI's) to the dairy who is a stakeholder of the dairy either as an employee of the farm or as a business that is supplying materials or working for the dairy.

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