Tuberculosis in Cattle - Don't Forget It's Not Totally Gone
May 24, 2016
Bovine tuberculosis is still found worldwide but many countries, including the United States, have greatly reduced or even eliminated the disease from their cattle herds. Unfortunately, despite getting very close to eliminating this disease in US cattle, we never quite got there in the early 1990's.
Keeping Animals Healthy
March 14, 2016
Here are some common techniques producers use to keep their animals healthy and avoid having to treat them.
What's Happening with the Veterinary Feed Directive?
December 1, 2015
Currently in the US, feed stores can sell certain antibiotics for oral use in animals without veterinary supervision. This will change starting in December 2016.
The changes instituted by the FDA are part of a voluntary program by the agricultural pharmaceutical and livestock industries to phase out certain antibiotics labelled for use as growth promotion in production animals.