Backyard chickens 101
A quick guide for small animal veterinarians to provide veterinary care for backyard chickens and urban poultry flocks.
Model practice act goes before HOD again
The AVMA House of Delegates will consider revisions to the AVMA Model Veterinary Practice Act and two policies on antimicrobials
Preparation of biologics by state-licensed veterinarians in their practice facility under a VCPR in unique disease situations not adequately covered…
When You're the Only Practice in Town
Please use this information to help as you move forward with starting a practice or moving to a new location. Starting a new practice in a rural area…
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…
Board acts on research, grievance resolution, residues
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting Nov. 20-22, 2014, approved a few new policies, rescinded some that were no longer
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…
Large animal practitioners grapple with fluid shortage
Large animal practitioners are grappling with a shortage of large-volume bags of polyionic fluids, separate from the ongoing shortage
Veterinarians defy Hurricane Harvey
Hurricane Harvey dealt a blow to Texas, impacting small and large animals, urban and rural clinics.
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
Devocalization as a final alternative
AVMA Delegates pass resolutions on devocalization, VCPR, livestock handling
Air, water, land, light: all affect cattle - December 15, 2002
Environment was a prominent program theme at the 2002 AABP conference in September in Madison, Wis.
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.