Antimicrobial sales outpace meat production
Agriculture-related sales of antimicrobials rose by one-sixth in five years, and that included a one-fifth rise in sales of those
FDA bars import of cow reproductive hormone products
Federal regulators warned that three cattle-use reproductive hormone products sold in the U.S. are unapproved, and it is now illegal to import
About the Food Supply Veterinary Medicine Coalition
View the FSVMC report About the FSVMC Food Supply Veterinary Medicine (FSVM) is a new term that encompasses all aspects of veterinary medicine's…
Center of Excellence focuses on dairy education
Four veterinary colleges will collaborate to develop and implement the National Center of Excellence in Dairy Production Medicine
Companies to reduce antimicrobial availability
Hundreds of antimicrobial products will no longer be approved for livestock production uses, such as increased weight gain
Antimicrobial sales rise in 2018 but remain down over decade
Data show one-year rises among products for pigs, cattle
An advocate for the cow
Dr. Rich Meiring, 2004-2005 AABP president, had been practicing production medicine in western Ohio for 25 years and still loved it
A LIBRARY OF LIVESTOCK HERITAGE
Livestock breeding has followed narrow lines to improve production, and dozens of breeds have fallen out of favor.
FDA clarifies use of monensin
Rumensin is the first approved new animal drug feed ingredient for dairy cows that increases milk production.
Saltman advocates for veterinarians in animal agriculture
Bovine veterinarians must reposition themselves as key players in food production to shape the future of animal agriculture, according to Dr.
AVMA weighs stepped-up role in global food security
With the world’s population projected to grow by one-third to more than 9 billion people by 2050, global food production must increase as
Cattle veterinarians honored
Seven veterinarians received awards in September for their contributions to bovine medicine.
LEGENDS: A pioneer in research
The discovery that insects can transmit disease was among the many accomplishments of a man who contributed much to veterinary medicine
Changes coming in antimicrobial use, availability
When the types of antimicrobials important for human medicine are sold for use in farm animals, only a small portion require a
Seven cattle veterinarians honored as clinicians, mentors, leaders
Seven veterinarians were honored for their work as clinicians, mentors, and leaders in veterinary medicine and cattle
Reminder: ECP not approved for use in animals
The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine has received reports that certain pharmacies and veterinarians
Reminder: extralabel drug use of sulfonamides in lactating dairy cattle prohibited
The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine reminds veterinarians that extralabel use of sulfonamides is prohibited.
Rinderpest nearly eradicated worldwide
A disease that killed millions of cattle and contributed to the development of modern veterinary medicine could soon be the first
Staying relevant in cattle care
The dean at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine is particularly concerned that veterinarians have not generated
FDA’s Dunham delves into drug issues
Dr. Bernadette Dunham, director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine, recently fielded questions
Considerations for food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical to actively incorporate preventive measures into facility visits to decrease the risk of infection for veterinarians, staff members, and…
CSU creates Sustainable Livestock Systems Collaborative
The Sustainable Livestock Systems Collaborative, the university announced this past December, will allow CSU livestock and animal health experts to…
AABP calls for pain control during horn removal
Cattle should receive pain control drugs during and after horn or horn bud removal, according to the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
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.