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…
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…
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…
Farmer hopes lawsuit will affect disease practices
An Indiana swine farmer hopes his recently settled lawsuit will discourage swine owners from intentionally infecting their pigs with
PRRSV planned exposure and the law
Experts discuss different plan for dealing with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome In recent years, in
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
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.