AVMA opposes reduced liability for bird deaths, favors drug fees
The AVMA opposes a legislative amendment that would remove liability for energy companies that unintentionally kill migratory birds.
Backyard chickens 101
A quick guide for small animal veterinarians to provide veterinary care for backyard chickens and urban poultry flocks.
Preparation of biologics by state-licensed veterinarians in their practice facility under a VCPR in unique disease situations not adequately covered…
New CE webinar: Using VFD drugs in aquaculture
The newly-revised Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) changed the rules for how medicated feeds can be used with any food animal species in the United…
Experience unique CE opportunities at AVMA Convention 2017
AVMA Convention attendees know that our annual veterinary conference is a great place to earn Continuing Education (CE) credits, and this year is no…
Need to treat backyard poultry? Start here.
AVMA members report that many companion animal veterinarians are increasingly being called upon to look at backyard poultry. The popularity of raising…
AVMA statement on veterinarians in aquatic animal medicine
Veterinarians in the United States provide animal and public health care (i.e. diagnose disease, perform surgery, evaluate and recommend management…
Restrictions on medicated feeds coming to farms
By the end of this year, hundreds of antimicrobial applications for livestock will change to add veterinarian oversight and remove
Pressure from above
Animal welfare is improving as buyers pressure suppliers to meet standards and to participate in audit and education programs.
Welfare Implications of Laying Hen Housing
Laying hen housing systems must provide feed, water, light, air quality, space and sanitation that promote good health and welfare for the hens.