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The cattle cycle: a primer for beef cattle veterinarians (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

Historically cow-calf producers have been plagued by a market that is beyond their control, that is, a reasonably competitive market.

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Managing for healthy beef calves (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

One key for profitability for cow-calf producers is pounds of calf weaned in the fall.

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Calif. outlaws tail docking of cattle, horses

October 22, 2009

Sacramento, Calif. -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law a bill making cattle and horse tail docking illegal in California.

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H1N1 found in Minnesota pigs, Oregon ferret

October 21, 2009

National Report -- Tests confirm that pigs at the recent Minnesota State Fair were infected with H1N1 influenza virus. They are the first swine in the country to be found with the 2009 pandemic virus.

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AABP names new officers, sets goals

October 11, 2009

The AABP named its officers for the upcoming year at its 42nd annual conference in Omaha.

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Michigan lawmakers pass farm-animal welfare bill

October 2, 2009

New housing requirements for swine, veal calves and poultry were adopted in Michigan after a last-minute push by the Humane Society of the United States.

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Fear over H1N1 detection brings down swine disease samples

September 25, 2009

National Report -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture, concerned about a perceived drop in swine disease samples from pork producers, is urging veterinarians to continue monitoring herds for a variety of diseases, including the H1N1 influenza virus.

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Human H1N1 vaccines are on their way

September 17, 2009

Veterinarians may want to get in line early to receive the H1N1 vaccines recently approved by FDA.

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FDA opens Reportable Food Registry electronic portal

September 10, 2009

Washington -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration opened the new Reportable Food Registry (RFR), an electronic portal that food-industry officials are now required to use to alert the FDA when they have reason to believe their products might sicken or kill humans or animals.

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