Laboratories terminated, but lessons learned
At veterinary colleges, such laboratories have come under increasing attention this past year.
Laboratories certified, rapid tests approved for BSE surveillance
Department of Agriculture has approved seven state veterinary diagnostic laboratories
Recent gene-editing technologies are being used to create mice that model human genetic diseases, Holstein cattle lacking horns, and
Gains for animal health in farm bill
Recently passed federal legislation will improve national animal disease detection and response capabilities.
Review finds U.S. animal disease control system adequate, but needing improvement
A review of the nation's ability to protect livestock and poultry against foreign animal diseases describes the state of disease
ACLAM takes stance, addresses threats to medical research
The American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine has issued a position statement on animal experimentation.
USDA ends some brucellosis research
Animal health authorities ended a brucellosis research project in two states
1925 - 1935
During this decade, reports on food animals predominated in JAVMA.
New policy addresses threat of lead toxicosis
The AVMA has adopted a policy supporting efforts to mitigate the harmful effects of lead exposure on people, animals, and the
Vesicular stomatitis affects multiple states in 2005
The Department of Agriculture's Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health reported that 583 equids and 194 cattle tested positive for vesicular…
Supply increasing for large-volume fluids
The supply of large-volume polyionic fluids for parenteral administration in large animals was projected to increase
Health authorities hope strategy will control FMD
International animal health authorities hope enhancing veterinary services and the management of foot-and-mouth disease risks
Veterinary education expanding in Texas
Texas A&M and Texas Tech universities are looking to meet current and future animal health needs for their state by educating more
USAHA supports livestock identification plan, bolstering security for food supply
Support for the draft U.S. Animal Identification Plan was one of 30 resolutions the organization approved
Global animal health authorities are celebrating the worldwide eradication of the cattle plague. Rinderpest was responsible for the deaths of…
USDA starts new veterinary vaccine bank
Federal agriculture officials are creating a new veterinary vaccine bank, starting with agents against foot-and-mouth disease.
AABP judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in cattle
The AVMA has endorsed these guidelines developed by the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
Lead in cows is a risk for people
Cattle raised for milk and meat can consume lead through their environments or feed.
Eliminating the remains of an eradicated virus
The cattle plague, or rinderpest, is eradicated in the wild, but stocks of the virus remain in “an unacceptably high number of facilities
FAO, OIE urge reduction of rinderpest stocks
A disease that devastated herds over the centuries is gone, declared eradicated in 2011. Still, global authorities worry rinderpest could re-emerge…
State and Specialty Economic Reports
Economic reports for state and allied veterinary groups.
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
Richardson stepping down as dean at KSU
Dr. Ralph C. Richardson has announced he will leave his position as dean of the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine no later than…
USDA awards $2.4 million to support rural veterinary services
Among the recipients, the American Association of Bovine Practitioners received its second grant to provide workshops on business management for
Court acts on farm with 10 residue violations
A dairy that sold 10 cows found to have illegal drug residues over the course of 10 years must change its practices or pay thousands